Taft

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\ ˈtaft How to pronounce Taft (audio) \

Definition of Taft

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Lo*ra*do \ lə-​ˈrā-​(ˌ)dō How to pronounce lə-ˈrā-(ˌ)dō (audio) \ 1860–1936 American sculptor

Taft

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Definition of Taft (Entry 2 of 3)

Robert Alphonso 1889–1953 son of William Howard Taft American politician

Taft

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Definition of Taft (Entry 3 of 3)

William Howard 1857–1930 27th president of the U.S. (1909–13); chief justice U.S. Supreme Court (1921–30)

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