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McCoy, Elijah

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  • McCoy, Elijah — SUBJECT AREA: Steam and internal combustion engines [br] b. 1843 Colchester, Ontario, Canada d. 1929 Detroit, Michigan (?), USA [br] African American inventor of steam engine lubricators. [br] McCoy was born into a community of escaped African… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Elijah McCoy — (* 2. Mai 1844[1][2][3] in Colchester (Ontario); † 10. Oktober 1929 im Eloise Hospital, Westland, Wayne County, Michigan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • McCoy (surname) — McCoy Family name Meaning son of Aodh Region of origin Southern Isles of Scotland, Ulster Ireland Language(s) of origin Gaelic Related names McKay …   Wikipedia

  • McCoy — bezeichnet: The McCoys, US amerikanische Rockband aus den 1960er Jahren Real McCoy, deutsche Eurodance Gruppe aus den 1990er Jahren McCoy (1975), US amerikanische Fernsehserie mit Tony Curtis in der Titelrolle Karen McCoy – Die Katze, US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elijah — ist der Name eines biblischen Propheten, siehe Elija der Name eines schweizerischen Reggaemusikers, siehe Elijah (Musiker) Elijah ist der Vorname folgender weiterer Personen: Elija b. Loeb Fulda (ca. 1650–1720), jüdischer Gelehrter Elijah Blue… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • McCoy — ► NOUN (in phrase the real McCoy) informal ▪ the real thing; the genuine article. ORIGIN origin uncertain: perhaps from the real Mackay, an advertising slogan used by the whisky distillers G. Mackay and Co.; the form McCoy may come from the name… …   English terms dictionary

  • Elijah McCoy — Infobox Person name = Elijah McCoy image size = 140px caption = Elijah J. McCoy birth name = birth date = May 2, 1844 birth place = death date = October 10, 1929 death place = death cause = resting place = resting place coordinates = residence =… …   Wikipedia

  • McCoy — noun (in phr. the real McCoy) informal the real thing; the genuine article. Origin C19: origin uncertain: perh. from the real Mackay, an advertising slogan used by the whisky distillers G. Mackay and Co.; the form McCoy may come from the name of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • McCoy — Mc·Coy || mÉ™ kɔɪ n. family name; Elijah J. McCoy (1843 1929), American inventor who is acclaimed for his inventions (including the folding ironing board and the automatic sprinkler) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The real McCoy — is an idiom used throughout much of the English speaking world to mean the real thing or the genuine article e.g., he s the real McCoy . Its origins, though generally thought to be nineteenth or early twentieth century, are somewhat obscure.In… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph McCoy — right|thumb|A Texas Longhorn Joseph McCoy (December 21, 1837 – October 19, 1915) was a 19th century cattle baron.Born in Sangamon county, Illinois, he is often cited as the inspiration for the phrase The Real McCoy because of his reputation and… …   Wikipedia

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