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Lynch

(linch),
Henry T., 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Lynch syndrome.
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Sheree Lynch now, and all that quiet reserve has been replaced by passion.
The main quality of the present study restes on the author's ability to examine not only how the lynching phenomenon represented a cultural response in times of crisis but also how the role of the lynch mob fluctuated from one set of polarities to any other.
The play centers on a young Black man who is saved from a lynch mob only because his Black mother is able to prove the White governor is his father.
More specifically, Romey's death at the hands of lynch mob stands as an important episode in the history of the racialization of Syrian Arabs as "in-between" peoples, that is, neither fully white nor black, in the Southern racial scheme.
A Quaker banned from religious meetings due to his foul tongue, Lynch set up makeshift courts that routinely sentenced suspected horse thieves to flogging during the war.
Mulholland Drive * Written and directed by David Lynch * Starring Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Ann Miller * Universal
Lynch mobs didn't just take the law in their own hands; they often turned torture and killing into public entertainment.
And when Lynch cuts away from an aerial shot of the septuagenarian crossing the Mississippi to a view of a pitch-dark cemetery.
Charbonnel's successor, Bishop John Joseph Lynch (1860-1888), recognized that this stand placed Irish Catholic workers at a disadvantage.
It was while working on his CBC television series Vacant Lot, that McKinney met Peter Lynch and told him Bahr's story.
in the literature of our period," Nathan Scott complained of "the remarkable neglect" Lynch has suffered in recent religious thought.