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Brewer's: Flush of Money

Full of money. Similarly A flush of water means a sudden and full flow of water. (Latin, flux-us.) “Strut was not very flush in [the] ready.” —Dr.Arbuthnot. Source: Dicti…

Brewer's: Flush

(A), in cards, means a whole hand of one suit, as a “flush of clubs,” a “flush of hearts,” etc. (See below.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brew…

John Watson LAWRENCE

LAWRENCE, John Watson, a Representative from New York; born in Flushing, N.Y., in August 1800; attended the local schools; engaged as a mercantile clerk; president of the village of Flushing 18…

Frederic STORM

STORM, Frederic, a Representative from New York; born in Alsace, France, July 2, 1844; immigrated to the United States in 1846 with his parents, who settled in New York City; attended the publi…

William Weightman VALK

VALK, William Weightman, a Representative from New York; born in Charleston, S.C., October 12, 1806; attended the local school and was graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbi…

Anne Parillaud

Actress Anne Parillaud made it big in France and on the international art-house circuit, but still best known for playing the title role in La Femme Nikita (1990) -- a hit woman with high heels. The p…

David Adams HOLLINGSWORTH

HOLLINGSWORTH, David Adams, a Representative from Ohio; born in Belmont, Belmont County, Ohio, November 21, 1844; moved with his parents to Flushing, Ohio; attended the public schools; served i…

Lemuel Ely QUIGG

QUIGG, Lemuel Ely, a Representative from New York; born near Chestertown, Kent County, Md., on February 12, 1863; attended the public schools of Wilmington, Del.; moved to New York City in 1880…

James A. ROE

ROE, James A., a Representative from New York; born in Flushing, Queens County, N.Y., July 9, 1896; attended the public and parochial schools; studied law, engineering, and accounting; was grad…

Lloyd Stephens BRYCE

BRYCE, Lloyd Stephens, a Representative from New York; born in Flushing, Queens County, N.Y., September 4, 1851; attended the public schools and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; was gra…