Definition of Hancock, John in English:

Hancock, John

Syllabification: Han·cock, John
Pronunciation: /ˈhanˌkäk/

Entry from US English dictionary

1 ( 1737–93), American revolutionary and politician. Noted as the first signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, he was a member of the Continental Congress 1775–80, 1785, 1786 and its first president 1775–77. He was governor of Massachusetts 1780–85, 1787–93.
1.1 (as noun one's John Hancock) informal One’s signature: I’d never given my John Hancock to a fan before

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