Ives



Burl (Icle Ivanhoe) [burl ik-uh l] /bɜrl ˈɪk əl/ (Show IPA), 1909–1995, U.S. actor and folk singer.
Charles Edward, 1874–1954, U.S. composer.
Frederic Eugene, 1856–1937, U.S. inventor.
James Merritt
[mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1824–95, U.S. lithographer.
Compare Currier.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Currier and Ives was a printmaking firm based out of New York City from 1834 to 1907.
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Scouting Report: Size-wise, Bob Costas (Syracuse ’74) is clearly the underdog next to Oscar-winner Burl “Big Daddy” Ives.
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In “Sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.
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Few authors write more transparently about music than Swafford, who has also penned memorable lIves of Brahms and Ives.
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Historical Examples

“Perhaps it’s one of those cases of panic that Forsythe spoke of the other night,” said Ives.
The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams

Ives and Hoskins went aft to the shock-panels in the after bulkhead.
Breaking Point James E. Gunn

Mr. Ives, with a wave of his hand toward the celebrity, sat down by no means dissatisfied with himself.
Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill

Ives sat over his Communications desk as if hypnotized by it.
Breaking Point James E. Gunn

He was a very gentlemanly man, and had applied to Colonel Ives when the writ was given to him.
Down South Oliver Optic

Ives rose from the couch and came forward to stand beside Paresi.
Breaking Point James E. Gunn

noun
Charles Edward. 1874–1954, US composer, noted for his innovative use of polytonality, polyrhythms, and quarter tones. His works include Second Piano Sonata: Concord (1915), five symphonies, chamber music, and songs
Frederick Eugene. 1856–1937, US inventor of halftone photography

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    Bronislaw [bron-uh-slof] /ˈbrɒn əˌslɒf/ (Show IPA), (“Bronko”) 1908–1990, U.S. football player, born in Canada.



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