art done by prisoners, lunatics, etc., 1955, French, literally “raw art” (see art (n.) + brute).
Arthur, 1821–95, English mathematician. Historical Examples Three times in the past five years Mr. Cayley’s colleagues had offered to present him with a testimonial. The Lighter Side of School Life Ian Hay “Matters look bad for that fellow, Cayley Pounce,” he observed. The Beth Book Sarah Grand Not necessarily discreditable to Cayley, even though he […]
Arthur C(harles) 1917–2008, English science-fiction writer. Kenneth Spearman [speer-muh n] /ˈspɪər mən/ (Show IPA), (“Kenny”; “Klook”) 1914–85, U.S. jazz drummer, a bebop pioneer. Contemporary Examples Clarke is preparing for an Aug. 31 Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on his forced medication. Should He Be Forced to Take Meds? Terry Greene Sterling July 29, 2011 […]
Arthur Hugh, 1819–61, English poet. Historical Examples Master Clough breathed more freely when he found that neither his wife nor Margery were among them. The Golden Grasshopper W.H.G. Kingston A home is a refuge, and you have made The Clough so charming. The Lady of the Basement Flat Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey Had Clough […]
Arthur Holly [hol-ee] /ˈhɒl i/ (Show IPA), 1892–1962, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1927. his brother, Karl Taylor [kahrl] /kɑrl/ (Show IPA), 1887–1954, U.S. physicist. Spencer, Earl of Wilmington, 1673?–1743, British statesman: prime minister 1742–43. a city in SW California. Contemporary Examples In Compton, lives like that of their older sister Yetunde are lost in gunfire […]