James (Byron) 1931–55, U.S. actor.
Jay Hanna (“Dizzy”) 1911–74, U.S. baseball pitcher.
a male given name: from the Old English family name meaning “valley.”.
the chief administrative official of a college or university faculty
(at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a college fellow with responsibility for undergraduate discipline
(mainly Church of England) the head of a chapter of canons and administrator of a cathedral or collegiate church
(RC Church) the cardinal bishop senior by consecration and head of the college of cardinals See also rural dean related adjective decanal
Forest of Dean, a forest in W England, in Gloucestershire, between the Rivers Severn and Wye: formerly a royal hunting ground
Christopher. See Torvill and Dean
James (Byron). 1931–55, US film actor, who became a cult figure; his films include East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause (both 1955). He died in a car crash
early 14c., from Old French deien (12c., Modern French doyen), from Late Latin decanus “head of a group of 10 monks in a monastery,” from earlier secular meaning “commander of 10 soldiers” (which was extended to civil administrators in the late empire), from Greek dekanos, from deka “ten” (see ten). Replaced Old English teoðingealdor. College sense is from 1570s (in Latin from late 13c.).
- James dine
[dahyn] /daɪn/ noun 1. James (“Jim”) born 1935, U.S. painter. /daɪn/ verb 1. (intransitive) to eat dinner 2. (intransitive; often foll by on, off, or upon) to make one’s meal (of): the guests dined upon roast beef 3. (transitive) (informal) to entertain to dinner (esp in the phrase wine and dine someone) v. late 13c., […]
- James Edward
noun 1. .
- James espy
[es-pee] /ˈɛs pi/ noun 1. James Pollard [pol-erd] /ˈpɒl ərd/ (Show IPA), 1785–1860, U.S. meteorologist. /ɪˈspaɪ/ verb -pies, -pying, -pied 1. (transitive) to catch sight of or perceive (something distant or previously unnoticed); detect: to espy a ship on the horizon v. early 13c., aspy, from Old French espier (12c., Modern French épier), from Vulgar […]
- James gosling
person The software engineer who wrote GOSMACS, and served as Sun Microsystems, Inc. project leader for both NeWS, and Java. He is currently (1997) a Vice President and “Distinguished Engineer” at Sun. (http://java.sun.com:80/people/jag/). Biography (http://sun.com/sunergy/Bios/gosling_bio.html). (1997-03-12)