• WordNet 3.6
    • n bellarmine a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
    • n Bellarmine Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bellarmine A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, following the Reformation; -- called also graybeard longbeard.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bellarmine A large stoneware jug with a capacious belly and narrow neck, decorated with the face of a bearded man, originally designed as a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmin, who made himself obnoxious to the Protestant party in the Netherlands as an opponent of the Reformation, in the end of the sixteenth century and the early part of the seventeenth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bellarmine bel′lar-mēn a large stoneware drinking jug with a big belly and a narrow neck, decorated with a bearded face, originally that of Cardinal Bellarmine, made in mockery by the Dutch Protestants.
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In literature:

But by far the most terrible champion who now appeared was Cardinal Bellarmin, one of the greatest theologians the world has known.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
In the afternoon, Bellarmine, in the dear coach and six, came to wait on her.
"Joseph Andrews Vol. 1" by Henry Fielding
Old Cardinal Bellarmine roared like a lion.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI" by John Lord
Bellarmin appeals to them, acknowledging at the same time their less remote origin.
"Primitive Christian Worship" by James Endell Tyler
Cardinal Bellarmine said that there was only one truth and that was spiritual truth.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
Bellarmin speaks of it as something to be practiced.
"The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional" by Father Chiniquy
"Notes and Queries, Number 237, May 13, 1854" by Various
"Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854" by Various
But on the other hand among those whom he promoted to the cardinalate were such men as Baronius, Bellarmine and Toledo.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Which fiction Bellarmine himself has confuted.
"The Church of England cleared from the charge of Schism" by Thomas William Allies
Bellarmine, in Father Sommervogel's new edition, fills fifty pages, double column.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
Cardinal Bellarmine goes still farther.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Bellarmin, Cardinal, 56, 58-59, 66.
"The gradual acceptance of the Copernican theory of the universe" by Dorothy Stimson
Cardinal Robert Bellarmin was at that time by far the most influential member of the Sacred College.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
The Bellarmine jug was brought to America filled with fine old gin from Holland by Mayor Willet, the first Mayor of New York City.
"Stage-coach and Tavern Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Would the second approve of Bellarmine and even of Bossuet?
"Present Irish Questions" by William O'Connor Morris
This is done by Bellarmine and de Bonald, the most consistent of the Catholic theologians.
"Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History" by Auguste Sabatier
Bellarmine frowned upon the muse in Christian art.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
BELLARMINE, Robert F. R., James, 338.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
Bellarmine, i. xx, xlviii.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne

In news:

Bellarmine loses Open Division final to St Ignatius in OT.
Bellarmine College Prep was on the brink of repeating as Central Coast Section Open Division champions Friday night.
Ignatius tops Bellarmine, 13-10 in OT.
Bellarmine, St Ignatius meet for Open Division title.
SAN FRANCISCO — After hammering through the line for one last first down Saturday, Bellarmine running back Kenneth Olugbode jogged off the field to shouts of "good job" from the sideline.
Bellarmine Prep's Isaiah Flynn (blue uniform) and Olympia's Dominick Francks chase a loose ball during a game at Olympia in January.
Man arrested for drugs admits to stealing books from Bellarmine bookstore .
A man is charged after police said he admitted to stealing books from the Bellarmine University bookstore and selling them to pawnshops.
Bellarmine acknowledges abuse accusation as credible .
Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose Tuesday acknowledged a credible accusation of sexual abuse against a student by a Jesuit four decades ago.
Schools like Bellarmine have been focusing on new graduate degrees, which helps explain the 179 percent enrollment growth over the past decade, while public university enrollment grew 12 percent, said Heimstra.
Bellarmine, led by coach John Kennedy (not JFK), defeated Yelm, 18-0.
Louisville fire and a hazmat unit are at the scene of a gas line hit by a local company at Douglass and Sheffield boulevards near Bellarmine University.
Louisville's Luke Hancock, left, tries to get around the defense of Bellarmine's Vance Hall during the first half of their exhibition NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012, in Louisville, Ky.
Luke Hancock #11 of the Louisville Cardinals shoots the ball during the exhibition game against the Bellarmine Knights at the KFC Yum.