from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Pickering, Edward Charles 1846-1919. American astronomer noted for his work on stellar photometry. His brother William Henry Pickering (1858-1938) discovered Phoebe, the ninth moon of Saturn (1899), and predicted the existence of Pluto (1919).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A town in North Yorkshire, England.
- proper n. A city in Ontario, Canada.
- proper n. A topographic surname from the town.
- proper n. Timothy Pickering US statesman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The sauger of the St.Lawrence River.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pickerel.
- n. A percoid fish, the sauger, Stizostedion canadense.
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PICKERING -- A Durham police officer was assisted by civilians when he rescued a child trapped in a vehicle on Hwy. 407 in Pickering Sept. 8.
Straight North of Pickering is the town of Claremont, Ontario.
Joe Pickering is a Software Engineer and an eBay hobbyist.
Gas price watchdog Dan McTeague, a federal Liberal candidate and incumbent in Pickering-Scarborough East, said motorists in Toronto and London, Ont., are seeing the biggest decrease.
Yes, of course one can find a private tutor in Spanish, even in Tacoma, Washington where Ron Pickering is listed as being.
Rachel sensed an impending drama in the President's eyes and recalled Pickering's hunch that the White House had something up its sleeve.
I told Betty to call Pickering, and when he came in I related my story.
"Polly, Polly!" called Pickering quite distinctly, in a tone of anguish.
In a town called Pickering, about 45 minutes East of Toronto, there's a small blustery hill near the lake topped with weatherworn wooden poles.
"Pickering," a craft carrying a battery of sixteen guns, and a crew of forty-seven men.