Definition of John wilkes booth

1. Noun. United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865).

Exact synonyms: Booth
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Assassin, Assassinator, Bravo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Wilkes Booth

John Tyndall
John Uhler
John Updike
John Van Vleck
John Vanbrugh
John Venn
John Wain
John Walker
John Wanamaker
John Wayne
John Webster
John Wesley
John Wickliffe
John Wiclif
John Wilkes
John Wilkes Booth
John William Strutt
John Witherspoon
John Wyclif
John Wycliffe
John dory
John le Carre
John o' Groats
John the Baptist
John the Divine
John the Evangelist
John von Neumann
Johne's bacillus

Literary usage of John wilkes booth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1913)
"john wilkes booth— WHAT BECAME OF HIM? WILLIAM II. ... expressing doubt as to the death of his assassin, john wilkes booth; many asserting that his capture ..."

2. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"... in the city of Washington, and within the military department and military lines aforesaid, john wilkes booth, one of the conspirators aforesaid, ..."

3. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"TOWNSEND (GA)- The Life, Crime and Capture of john wilkes booth. NY, 1865. 8vo. ... john wilkes booth ..."

4. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"A desperate band of conspirators, of whom john wilkes booth, a native of Maryland, was the ringleader, had for some time entertained the design of seizing ..."

5. The Assassination of President Lincoln: And the Trial of the Conspirators by David E. Herold, Benn Pitman (1865)
"... to the box in said theater, in winch said | Abraham Lincoln was sitting at the time he was assaulted and shot, as aforesaid, by john wilkes booth; ..."

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