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Blatchford, Samuel Syllabification: Blatch·ford, Samuel
Pronunciation: /blaCHfərd/

Definition of Blatchford, Samuel in English:

( 1820–93), US Supreme Court associate justice 1882–93. He was a circuit judge before being appointed to the Court by President Arthur. His specialty was patent law.

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