John Henry

noun
John Hen·​ry | \ ˈjän-ˈhen-rē How to pronounce John Henry (audio) \

Definition of John Henry

: an autograph signature

First Known Use of John Henry

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for John Henry

from the name John Henry, from confusion with John Hancock

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The first known use of John Henry was circa 1914

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“John Henry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/John%20Henry. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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