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(James) Brander
[bran-der] /ˈbræn dər/ (Show IPA), 1852–1929, U.S. writer and educator.
Sir Stanley, 1915–2000, British soccer player.
one of the four Evangelists, a customs collector from Capernaum, summoned to be one of the 12 apostles: originally called Levi. Matt. 9:9–13.
the first Gospel.
Abbreviation: Matt.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

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The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates

noun
Sir Stanley. 1915–2002, English footballer
noun (New Testament)
Saint Matthew, Levi, a tax collector of Capernaum called by Christ to be one of the 12 apostles (Matthew 9:9–13; 10:3). Feast day: Sept 21 or Nov 16
the first Gospel, traditionally ascribed to him

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