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  • noun Plural form of stenographer.


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  • However, the only troops available are 31 court stenographers from the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in Washington, D.C. Sept. 12: Citing “increased security concerns,” Vice President Cheney begins carrying a handgun.

    Guns for Troubled Times 2006

  • He walked over the mill for a time, and then calling his stenographers from their room, dictated them blind and himself dumb with details of

    A Certain Rich Man William Allen White 1906

  • He caught at it; it seemed to be an ordinary note-book, such as stenographers use, tied on the end of a pole.

    King Coal : a Novel Upton Sinclair 1923

  • In December she was promoted to administrative assistant in the Registry, supervising forty clerical assistants, typists, and stenographers.

    A Covert Affair Jennet Conant 2011

  • Genesius, considered a martyr for the faith, is also a patron saint of comedians, dancers, clowns, musicians, stenographers, epileptics and torture victims.

    Cathleen Falsani: Acting School Aims To Make Hollywood More Like Holywood Cathleen Falsani 2011

  • He was seized at once by one of the stenographers in my party, Mr. Martin, and I suppose is now in the hands of the police.

    When Teddy Roosevelt was shot E.J. Dionne 2011

  • Yet as Glenn Greenwald points out, our mainstream media today willingly acts as "stenographers" to the high and mighty, as if established elites need more support and more privileges.

    William Astore: The Failure of Our "Free" Press William Astore 2012

  • Of all the chatty young stenographers, secretaries, and file clerks they befriended, their favorite was the immensely tall, exceptionally lively Julia McWilliams, even though she had what Betty termed a “highly developed security sixth sense” and never let anything slip.

    A Covert Affair Jennet Conant 2011

  • Too scared about losing 'access', people like the person who asked "QUESTION: That call is on the record?" simply become court stenographers.

    ‘Which country is more open and transparent?’ « Blog 2009

  • As Chesterton once said, "Ten million young women rose to their feet with the cry, We will not be dictated to: and proceeded to become stenographers."

    Dissent and Heresy 2009


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