Pinkerton "semi-official detective," 1888, from the detective agency begun in U.S. 1850 by Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884).

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  • Pinkerton — ist der Name folgender Personen: Allan Pinkerton (1819–1884), Gründer einer Privatdetektei Kathrene Pinkerton (1887–1967), US amerikanische Schriftstellerin Pinkerton steht weiters für: die von Allan Pinkerton begründete Detektivagentur, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pinkerton — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pinkerton Álbum de Weezer Publicación 24 de septiembre de 1996 Grabación Septiembre de 1995 en Sound City …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pinkerton — (spr. Pinkert n), ein Schotte, trat 1805 in den Dienst der Edinburger Missionsgesellschaft u. ging 1806 als Missionär zu den Tataren am Kaukasus, 1808 aber nach Moskau, wo er bes. für Verbreitung der Bibel thätig war u. für Bildung einer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pinkerton — [piŋ′kər tən] Allan 1819 84; U.S. private detective, born in Scotland …   English World dictionary

  • Pinkerton — The term Pinkerton , when used by itself, can refer to:*Pinkerton National Detective Agency, a detective agency founded in 1850 by Allan Pinkerton * Pinkerton (album), a 1996 album by Weezer *Pinkerton Academy, a high school in Derry, New… …   Wikipedia

  • Pinkerton — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pinkerton peut faire référence à : Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, un personnage de l opéra Madame Butterfly de Puccini L album Pinkerton du groupe… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pinkerton — This is a world famous Scottish, and sometimes Irish, locational surname. It originates from the barony of Pinkerton near the town of Dunbar, in East Lothian, Scotland. It is first recorded in the year 1296 when the landowning nobility of… …   Surnames reference

  • Pinkerton's — Pink|er|ton s also Pinkerton s National Detective Agency a private ↑detective business in the US, started by Allan Pinkerton (1819 84) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pinkerton — adj. The best something can be. After Pinkerton the weezer cd (argueably one of the best cd s ever) Shaq is in the pinkerton of his career …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Pinkerton — noun a) for someone from a place of that name near Dunbar. He joined the pickets in the bloody Homestead steel strike of 1892, and actually went so far as to jostle a Pinkerton. b) An operative employed by the founded by (1819 1884) …   Wiktionary

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