a surname given by Jesus to James and John. Mark 3:17.
(used with a singular verb) a vociferous preacher or orator.
The Life of Benjamin Franklin Mason Locke Weems
Back Home Eugene Wood
The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus John Bunyan
Barrington Charles James Lever
My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 66, No 405, July 1849 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2 Various
Unicorns James Huneker
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865 Various
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 108, April 13, 1895 Various
(New Testament) a nickname applied by Jesus to James and John in Mark 3:17
a fiery preacher, esp one with a powerful voice
any of several fishes having a projecting snout, especially a small, spiny-rayed fish, Capros aper, of European waters. noun (pl) -fish, -fishes any of various spiny-finned marine teleost fishes of the genera Capros, Antigonia, etc, related to the dories, having a deep compressed body, a long snout, and large eyes
any of various large dogs, especially a Great Dane, used originally for hunting wild boars. Historical Examples It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan The Tangled Skein Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
a siding consisting of wide boards or of sheets of plywood set vertically with butt joints covered by battens.
noun another name for duplicate bridge Historical Examples The Hallowell Partnership Katharine Holland Brown