\nˈɪkələs bˈɪdə͡l], \nˈɪkələs bˈɪdəl], \n_ˈɪ_k_ə_l_ə_s b_ˈɪ_d_əl]\
Definitions of NICHOLAS BIDDLE
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A noted American financier and writer; born in Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 1786; died there, Feb. 27, 1844. He was president of the United States Bank 1823-39, during Jackson's war against its being the depository of the government moneys, and the later speculations which ruined it. Besides miscellaneous writings, he published a "Commercial Digest", and "History of the Expedition under Lewis and Clarke to the Pacific Ocean".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- fruit like that rose, consisting a cup formed of the calyx tube receptacle, and containing achenes. [Greek] An etaerio with achenes placed on concave thalamus.