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Taft

surname, from a variant of Old English toft "homestead, site of a house."

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Taft, CA -- U.S. city in California
Population (2000): 6400
Housing Units (2000): 2478
Land area (2000): 15.143825 sq. miles (39.222325 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 15.143825 sq. miles (39.222325 sq. km)
FIPS code: 77574
Located within: California (CA), FIPS 06
Location: 35.126267 N, 119.442116 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 93268
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Taft, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000): 1938
Housing Units (2000): 729
Land area (2000): 1.016081 sq. miles (2.631637 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.026754 sq. miles (0.069292 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.042835 sq. miles (2.700929 sq. km)
FIPS code: 70525
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 28.428983 N, 81.367788 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Taft, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 349
Housing Units (2000): 155
Land area (2000): 1.531970 sq. miles (3.967785 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.531970 sq. miles (3.967785 sq. km)
FIPS code: 72050
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.762595 N, 95.546046 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 74463
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Taft, LA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Louisiana
Population (2000): 0
Housing Units (2000): 0
Land area (2000): 1.719604 sq. miles (4.453754 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.316813 sq. miles (0.820541 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.036417 sq. miles (5.274295 sq. km)
FIPS code: 74550
Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
Location: 29.983841 N, 90.443968 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Taft, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 3396
Housing Units (2000): 1214
Land area (2000): 1.498630 sq. miles (3.881434 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.498630 sq. miles (3.881434 sq. km)
FIPS code: 71684
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 27.978584 N, 97.394320 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 78390
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Taft may refer to:

Taft (Ulster)

'''Taft (Ulster) ''' is a river of Hesse, Germany.

Usage examples of "taft".

Skull and Bones roster roll off the tongue like an elite party list -- Lord, Whitney, Taft, Jay, Bundy, Harriman, Weyerhaeuser, Pinchot, Rockefeller, Goodyear, Sloane, Stimson, Phelps, Perkins, Pillsbury, Kellogg, Vanderbilt, Bush, Lovett and so on.

As she washes him, she thinks about how fate contrived to have Sexton Beecher open a map and select a route and drive to Taft, New Hampshire, and walk into a bank and find Honora Willard on the other side of the grille.

In three paragraphs Taft identified more factual errors, misattributions, and oversights than two dozen other scholars had found in their own book reviews.

Taft was the perfect routineer trying to run government as automatically as possible.

The left cornerback sliced in to make an anklehigh tackle just as Taft was getting set to turn it on.

Then, on a column sweep, Taft turned the corner and picked up speed just as a lane opened and suddenly he was gone, out into open territory, and I watched from my knees as he dipped and swerved and cut past a cornerback, one motion, accelerating off the cut and heading straight for the last man, the free safety, and then veering off just slightly, almost contemptuously, not bothering to waste a good hipfake, still operating on that first immaculate thrust, cruising downhill from there.

Taft set his coffee in the cupholder, then reached in his coat pocket and withdrew a folding knife, which he flashed open with a fluid motion.

Then in 1905 the first Roosevelt, seeking to arrive at a diplomatic understanding with Japan, instigated an exchange of opinions between Secretary of War Taft, then in the Far East, and Count Katsura, amounting to a secret treaty, by which the Roosevelt administration assented to the establishment by Japan of a military protectorate in Korea.

Taft found me, nursed me back to health, and got me thinking about wht I wanted to do with my life.

The mill in Waterboro closed it doors and so did the bank, and here in Taft the bank is paying depositors 50 cents on the dollar and will close July 1.

Under Taft were proposed the Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution, allowing a graduated income tax, and the Seventeenth Amendment, providing for the election of Senators directly by popular vote instead of by the state legislatures, as the original Constitution provided.

Taft, laboured to frame a set of laws under which we might hope by faith and patience, by justice and hard work, to raise wild men and primitive peons to the level of a sound and enlightened people.

Creed spoke slowly and evenly, looking from Hobbs to Taft to me, ignoring the other quarterbacks and running backs gathered behind us.

Taft walked in flanked by our head coach, Emmett Creed, and backfield coach, Oscar Veech.

It was a campaign year, with a noisy three-sided race, Mr Taft running for re-election, Teddy Roosevelt at outs with his former proté.