Hancock

biographical name (1)
Han·​cock | \ ˈhan-ˌkäk How to pronounce Hancock (audio) \

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John 1737–1793 American statesman in Revolution

Hancock

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Definition of Hancock (Entry 2 of 2)

Winfield Scott 1824–1886 American general and politician

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