Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rutledge
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ʌtlɪdʒ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Rutledge, John_Rutledge
    Meaning: United States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; he was appointed by George Washington and briefly served as chief justice but was ultimately rejected by the United States Senate (1739-1800)
Usage examples
  • "If the Northern states will consult their interest, they will not oppose the increase in slaves which will increase the commodities of which they will become the carriers," said John Rutledge, of South Carolina, in the convention which framed the Constitution of the United States.