James, 1763–1847, U.S. jurist.
[rok-wel,, -wuh l] /ˈrɒkˌwɛl,, -wəl/ (Show IPA), 1882–1971, U.S. illustrator and painter.
William, 1685–1748, English painter, architect, and landscape gardener.
a county in SE England. 1442 sq. mi. (3735 sq. km).
an ancient English kingdom in SE Great Britain.
a city in NE Ohio.
a town in central Washington.
a male given name: from the Old English name of a county in England.
knowledge, understanding, or cognizance; mental perception:
an idea beyond one’s ken.
range of sight or vision.
to know, have knowledge of or about, or be acquainted with (a person or thing).
to understand or perceive (an idea or situation).
Scots Law. to acknowledge as heir; recognize by a judicial act.
Archaic. to see; descry; recognize.
British Dialect Archaic.
to declare, acknowledge, or confess (something).
to teach, direct, or guide (someone).
to have knowledge of something.
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a past tense and past participle of ken
a county of SE England, on the English Channel: the first part of Great Britain to be colonized by the Romans; one of the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England until absorbed by Wessex in the 9th century ad. Apart from the Downs it is mostly low-lying and agricultural, specializing in fruit and hops. The Medway towns of Rochester and Gillingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Maidstone. Pop (excluding Medway): 1 348 800 (2003 est). Area (excluding Medway): 3526 sq km (1361 sq miles)
William. ?1685–1748, English architect, landscape gardener, and interior designer
range of knowledge or perception (esp in the phrases beyond or in one’s ken)
verb kens, kenning, kenned, kent (kɛnt)
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) to know
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) to understand; perceive
(transitive) (archaic) to see
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Michael (Milton Greenwald) 1919–2007, U.S. dancer and choreographer. William (“Captain Kidd”) 1645?–1701, Scottish navigator and privateer: hanged for piracy. Contemporary Examples “Dave’s Whipping Boy” Paul Shaffer October 1, 2009 Treasure Hunt to Discover Oak Island’s Mysterious Booty Nina Strochlic February 26, 2014 Historical Examples Ship’s Company, The Entire Collection W.W. Jacobs Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter […]
Clark McAdams [muh k-ad-uh mz] /məkˈæd əmz/ (Show IPA), 1906–98, U.S. lawyer and government official. William Kingdon [king-duh n] /ˈkɪŋ dən/ (Show IPA), 1845–79, English mathematician and philosopher. a male given name. Contemporary Examples Top U.K. Publicist Arrested in Savile Probe Peter Jukes December 5, 2012 Why Israel’s Religious Leaders Oppose Reform Judaism Andrew Apostolou […]
Edward, 1856–1931, U.S. historian. William Ellery [el-uh-ree] /ˈɛl ə ri/ (Show IPA), 1780–1842, U.S. Unitarian clergyman and writer. Contemporary Examples Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist Marlow Stern August 13, 2014 Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film […]
William, 1422?–91, English printer, translator, and author: established first printing press in England 1476. Bibliography. any one of the books printed by Caxton, all of which are in black letter. Printing. a kind of type imitating Caxton’s black letter. Historical Examples A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 Henry R. Plomer Europa’s Fairy Book Joseph […]