Blenheim

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Blenheim the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Blenheim One of a breed of dogs of the spaniel kind, preserved in perfection at Blenheim House, near Oxford, England, since the beginning of the eighteenth century.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Blenheim blen′em a kind of spaniel named from the Duke of Marlborough's house.
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Usage

In literature:

He was as great in diplomacy and statesmanship as on the field of Blenheim.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Her whole name was "Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough", and she was a Blenheim spaniel.
"The Kitchen Cat and Other Stories" by Amy Walton
The ships of war had congregated in the Blenheim passage of the Canton river.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
They were, to the tree world, what Blenheim is in castle world.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
Your hearts thrilled at the tidings of Blenheim and Ramillies, and exulted in the thunders of Chatham.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Like Blenheim and Balaklava, Cedar Creek will be remembered while literature lasts.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The estate was named Blenheim, after the little village on the Danube which was the scene of his greatest victory on August 2, 1704.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
He pictures a summer evening on the old battlefield of Blenheim.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
Blenheim impresses a visitor as though it were built for giants.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Blenheim, Oudenarde, Ramillies, Malplaquet, brought ruin upon France before Regnard was withdrawn from the scene.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
Vanbrugh, it must be confessed, exerted not less of his dramatic than his architectural genius in the building of Blenheim!
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
The next letter Pope rejected consisted of a satirical and false description of Blenheim.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
It was under these circumstances that Eugene of Savoy came to the great decision which marked the year of Blenheim.
"The Battle of Blenheim" by Hilaire Belloc
After Blenheim it was certain that the ambition of Louis XIV.
"Malplaquet" by Hilaire Belloc
We pick up Bristols and Blenheims at 10,000.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
He was dangerously wounded in the breast by the first fire which the French made on the Confederates at the battle of Blenheim.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
The best known pet spaniels are the King Charles and the Blenheim, small dogs with fine coats, probably descended from Cockers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
To have fought at Blenheim and Malplaquet, no man has less vanity.
"International Short Stories" by Various
They are doing `The Battle of Blenheim' at our place.
"Seven Frozen Sailors" by George Manville Fenn
The Blenheim has his paws over the edge, resting his nose comfortably upon them.
"Landseer" by Estelle M. Hurll
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In poetry:

My father lived at Blenheim then,
Yon little stream hard by,
They burnt his dwelling to the ground
And he was forced to fly;
So with his wife and child he fled,
Nor had he where to rest his head.
"The Battle Of Blenheim" by Robert Southey
"My father lived at Blenheim then,
Yon little stream hard by;
They burnt his dwelling to the ground,
And he was forced to fly;
So with his wife and child he fled,
Nor had he where to rest his head.
"After Blenheim" by Robert Southey

In news:

Michele Bera of Bera Ranch and the Blenheim apricots that she sells.
Story is about Blenheim apricots (sometimes called Royals or Royal Blenheims) which are delicious and are not produced commercially.
Roxbury — Ashley Drum, environmental educator for Minekill State Park in North Blenheim, will offer a presentation on making beeswax salve on Tuesday, May 8 at 1 pm at the Roxbury Library.
There are certain people criminals should not mess with: martial arts experts, superheroes and Ruby Hodge of Blenheim .
NORTH BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will reopen the upper reservoir at its Blenheim -Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project to recreational boaters on Monday.
Upper reservoir at Blenheim -Gilboa to reopen for recreational boaters.
Inside Blenheim Palace more photos.
Blenheim Palace, continued We enter the Saloon, a huge room with a painted domed ceiling depicting the first Duke as the harbinger of peace, riding a chariot.
Back to The HooK front page FOOD- THE DISH­ Blenheim comes alive: Woke up this morning with a wine glass.
North Blenheim — Due to the recent floods, bow hunter and crossbow hunter proficiency tests at locations in Schoharie County had to be rescheduled.
Feast owner Kate Collier with Dave Matthews' Blenheim Vineyards new vintages.
Beast of Blenheim costs taxpayers $200,000.
In this Nov 12, 2012 photo, a headstone stands in the Beth Haim cemetery in Blenheim on the outskirts of Willemstad, Curacao.
A pilot program under development in Schoharie County would create a wireless Internet hot spot centered around the hamlet of North Blenheim.
Tombs in the Beth Haim cemetery are backdropped by the Isla oil refinery in Blenheim, on the outskirts of Willemstad, Curacao.
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