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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Smalls, Robert 1839-1915. American Union soldier and politician. After being forced to serve in the Confederate Navy, he took command of a ship and delivered it to Union forces. Smalls subsequently became a captain (1863-1866) and the highest-ranking African-American officer in the Union Navy. He later served as a U.S. representative from South Carolina (1875-1879 and 1881-1887).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. See small, n., 2, 3.

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