Definition of Hancock, John in English:

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Hancock, John

Pronunciation: /ˈhanˌkäk/
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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