A family of American actors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The most famous of them were John and Lionel Barrymore and their sister, Ethel, all of whom appeared frequently on the stage and in films. The dashing-looking John was known as the “Great Profile.” His granddaughter Drew continued the acting tradition into the twenty-first century.
barsabas son of Saba, the surname (1) of Joseph, also called Justus (Acts 1:23), some identify him with Barnabas; (2) of Judas, who was a “prophet.” Nothing more is known of him than what is mentioned in Acts 15:32. Historical Examples He also mentions another miracle relating to Justus, surnamed barsabas, how he swallowed a […]
a village and winegrowing district in Gironde, in SW France. a sweet, white Sauterne from here. Historical Examples I was smoking restlessly in the conservatory of the hotel when a bellboy brought me the card of Captain le Vicmte de Barsac. The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers It was astonishing to see […]
a male given name, form of Bartholomew, Bartlett, or Bartram. Baronet. Belle (Myra Belle Shirley) 1848–89, U.S. outlaw and folk hero. Bryan Bartlett (“Bart”) born 1934, U.S. football player. Ringo (Richard Starkey) born 1940, English musician, drummer for the Beatles. a male or female given name. Contemporary Examples Well, our full court press on my […]
- Bart’s hemoglobin
bart’s hemoglobin Bart’s hemoglobin (bärts) n. Abbr. Hb Bart’s An abnormal hemoglobin that is not effective in oxygen transport, found in beta-thalassemia.