Definition of Pickford
1. Noun. United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979).
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Literary usage of Pickford
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1. The First One Hundred Noted Men and Women of the Screen by Carolyn Lowrey (1920)
"MARY Pickford Little Mary Pickford, the most famous and highest paid artist in ... Miss Pickford originated the part of Betty Warren in "The Warrens of ..."
2. The Life and Labours of Albany Fonblanque by Albany William Fonblanque, Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1874)
"Pickford AND PEEL. EVERY one has heard of the great carrier of England, whose vans and boats are seen, go where we will. Few are aware, however, ..."
3. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement by Thomas Mozley (1882)
"Such was Joseph Pickford. I first became acquainted with his figure and circumstances at Derby, in 1815. His father had been architect and builder, ..."
4. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement by Thomas Mozley (1882)
"JOSEPH Pickford. THERE are men who are interesting from their associations, ... Such was Joseph Pickford. I first became acquainted with his figure and ..."
5. Franks Bequest: Catalogue of British and American Book Plates Bequeathed to by Augustus Wollaston Franks, Edward Russel James Gambier Howe (1904)
"23581 Pickford, Revd. Joseph, AM (The first plate of Joseph 23582 Pickford, Revd. ... Joseph Pickford, bor n 1766, married Mary, daughter of Sir John ..."
6. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1916)
"The Court of Appeal (Cozens- Hardy, MR and Eady, LJ, and Pickford, J.) reversed the decision of Joyce, J., holding that there being an express covenant to ..."
7. The Analyst (1887)
"Mr. Pickford : A great number o£ those statements are absolutely inaccurate. ... Mr. Pickford was proceeding to make remarks upon the summons when Mr. ..."