Stuffed toy, after the president who refused to shoot a live one tied to a tree.
Magician or escape artist, after the renowned Hungarian-born American magician.
Saucer-shaped disc, after the founder of a Connecticut pie company, whose pie tins were used by Yale University students in a game they devised.
Type of knife carried in a sheath, after the 19th-century American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator, who died at the Alamo.
Brand of key-operated, pin-tumbler cylinder lock, after the mechanical engineer who invented and manufactured such locks.
To redraw the boundaries of a political district in order to give an unfair advantage to one party, after the Governor of Massachusetts, and later Vice President, who utilized the strategy.
Genius, after the German-American physicist known for his theory of relativity.
Slang term for laws favoring or encouraging the segregation of blacks, after the song written by Thomas Dartmouth 'Daddy' Rice, one of the first known actors to wear blackface, which he donned to play the part of this character.
Last-second victory in a contest, after a Jockey who purposefully held back until the last stretch, winning many races in the final seconds during his career lasting from 1882 through 1897.
Humorous theorem that each person in a hierarchy will be promoted to his level of incompetence, after the author of the book by the same name that introduced it.
To carry out a mob-hanging, without trial, possibly after a Captain who brought law and order to Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
A very rich person, after the family who amassed great wealth through Standard Oil.
Whirlpool bath, after the family who manufactured it.
Private detective, after a Scottish-born detective.
Term coined by George Bernard Shaw meaning overzealous moral censorship, after the self-appointed censor and founder of the NY Society for the Suppression of Vice.
Code utilizing dots and dashes to represent letters in telegraphy or signaling, after its co-developer and the patent holder of the telegraph.
Frontiersman or pioneer, after the explorer who opened up the Wilderness Road in the Appalachian Mountains from North Carolina and Tennessee into Kentucky, in 1775.
Extremely complicated machine used for a simple task, after the cartoonist who created them to show that humans exert a great deal of effort to accomplish very little.
Brass instrument of the tuba family, after the musical director who designed this instrument.
Backward leap over the high jump bar, after its inventor who first made such a jump in competition in 1965, and won a Gold Medal three years later, bringing it to the world's attention.
A cylindrical bullet with a conical point, used during the Civil War, after the French inventor, who became a manager at the Remington Arms Company.
Luxurious, fashionable, elegant, from a chain of European and American luxury hotels established by a Swiss restaurateur.
To read or inform a suspect in a crime of his legal rights, after the plaintiff in the 1966 Supreme Court case.
A suicidal leap, or, to fabricate a story, after a New York City bookmaker who claimed to have jumped off of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886; many suspect a dummy was thrown from the bridge, and he jumped into the river from a rowboat.
Type of glass jar with a wide mouth and screw top, used for preserving foods, after the tinsmith who patented the invention.