[bal-ing-tuh n] /ˈbæl ɪŋ tən/ (Show IPA), 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America 1896 (son of William Booth).
Edwin Thomas, 1833–93, U.S. actor (brother of John Wilkes Booth).
[kawr-ee,, kohr-ee] /ˈkɔr i,, ˈkoʊr i/ (Show IPA), 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
John Wilkes, 1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln (brother of Edwin Thomas Booth).
Junius Brutus, 1796–1852, English actor (father of Edwin and John Booth).
William (“General Booth”) 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
[bram-wel,, -wuh l] /ˈbræmˌwɛl,, -wəl/ (Show IPA), 1856–1929, general of the Salvation Army (son of William Booth).
a male given name.
The prison work forms but one branch of the movement under the leadership of my dear husband ballington booth.
After Prison – What? Maud Ballington Booth
noun (pl) booths (buːðz)
a stall for the display or sale of goods, esp a temporary one at a fair or market
a small enclosed or partially enclosed room or cubicle, such as one containing a telephone (telephone booth) or one in which a person casts his or her vote at an election (polling booth)
two long high-backed benches with a long table between, used esp in bars and inexpensive restaurants
(formerly) a temporary structure for shelter, dwelling, storage, etc
Edwin Thomas, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1833–93, US actor
John Wilkes, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1838–65, US actor; assassin of Abraham Lincoln
Junius Brutus (ˈdʒuːnɪəs ˈbruːtəs). 1796–1852, US actor, born in England
William. 1829–1912, British religious leader; founder and first general of the Salvation Army (1878)
mid-12c., from Old Danish boþ “temporary dwelling,” from East Norse *boa “to dwell,” from Proto-Germanic *bowan-, from PIE root *bheue- “to be, exist, grow” (see be). See also bound (adj.2). Cf. German Bude “booth, stall,” Middle Dutch boode, Lithuanian butas “house,” Old Irish both “hut,” Bohemian bouda, Polish buda, some probably borrowed from East Norse, some formed from the PIE root.
a hut made of the branches of a tree. In such tabernacles Jacob sojourned for a season at a place named from this circumstance Succoth (Gen. 33:17). Booths were erected also at the feast of Tabernacles (q.v.), Lev. 23:42, 43, which commemorated the abode of the Israelites in the wilderness.
a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture. Contemporary Examples As one of the b-boy pioneers, he travels around the world, performing, teaching workshops, and judging battles. Break Dancing’s Big Break? Dvora Meyers April 8, 2010 Coupelin, 29, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a b-boy with 10 […]
a style of acrobatic dancing that combines intricate footwork with spinning and tumbling, usually to funk or hip-hop music.
(Edward) Benjamin, 1913–76, English composer and pianist. Contemporary Examples In the end, the problem for Britten and Berkeley was the same. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard April 27, 2011 Historical Examples Britten and I belonged to one of the precocious types, and Cossington very probably to another. The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells […]
Prince Bernhard von [bern-hahrt fuh n] /ˈbɛrn hɑrt fən/ (Show IPA), 1849–1929, chancellor of Germany 1900–09. Hans (Guido Freiherr) von [hahns goo-ee-doh,, frahy-her fuh n] /hɑns guˈi doʊ,, ˈfraɪˌhɛr fən/ (Show IPA), 1830–94, German pianist and conductor. Contemporary Examples I met Sunny von bulow more than two decades before I fell in love with her […]