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Shepard

Definitions of Shepard
  1. noun
    astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
    synonyms: Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr., Alan Shepard
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    example of:
    astronaut, cosmonaut, spaceman
    a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
  2. noun
    United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
    synonyms: Sam Shepard
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    example of:
    dramatist, playwright
    someone who writes plays
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