• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bret (Zoöl) See Birt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bret A local English name (in Cornwall) of the brill, and also of the turbot.
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In literature:

Harte (Bret), Dickens on, i.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
It was the old Bret Harte days multiplied by ten.
"The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby
It's romantic enough to be the back-drop in a Bret Harte play.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
Bret worked slowly, methodically, brilliantly, and is an imperishable figure in American letters.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
Before 1890 the fame of their author, Bret Harte, was secure.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Bret Harte lived his last years at a house on the hillside near, and is buried in the churchyard.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Of course, you will make up your mind to be an author, a writer of short stories, a second Bret Harte.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
Harte, Francis Bret, American author, 288.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
Of course they're not as they were in Bret Harte's time, but they are said to be rough and dangerous.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
Thus the levelling quality of Bret Harte's humor bridges social and moral chasms.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
Really great debaters, like the animal reconstructed, as Bret Harte relates, before "The Society on the Stanislaw," are "extremely rare.
"The Art of Lecturing" by Arthur M. (Arthur Morrow) Lewis
Bret Harte, doubtless, made us laugh more.
"Home Life of Great Authors" by Hattie Tyng Griswold
Some of Bret Harte's characters were suggested.
"The Land of Nome" by Lanier McKee
Harte, Bret, at Newport, 402.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
But I am sorry for Bret Harte.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
Celt, a (= I. E. a, o) to o (W. aw, Bret.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
The Western country has given us Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and Riley.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
First Lieutenant Bret V. Bates, M. D., Ambulance Co. 139, September 30th, near Charpentry.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
My father, Bret Jasko, was a champion.
"Behind the Green Door" by Mildred A. Wirt
Harte's (Bret) In the Carquinez Woods, and other Stories.
"What Gunpowder Plot Was" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner

In news:

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas.
Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas, leaving Wisconsin after seven seasons.
Bret Michaels with Miley Cyrus and Loretta Lynn.
Bret Michaels will drop his new solo album, "Good Songs & Great Friends", on February 26th, 2013.
Kira Lee Krakovesky will be an opening act for Poison frontman Bret Michaels tonight at the Wiltsie Center at the Historic Castle in Hazleton.
Hazleton proclaims ' Bret Michaels Day'.
It will be a big party with no rules, if rock star Bret Michaels gets his way Saturday.
Nancy Kruse, Bret Thorn address service levels at restaurants.
Bret Bielema mum on starting QB.
Badgers coach Bret Bielema, however, prefers to keep quiet about his choice.
Bret Alexander Couvell, 21, of Coral Springs.
Bret Baier loses 45 pounds.
Fox News's Bret Baier slims down.
Every once in a while, we like to show our rock 'n roll side, and we're doing so with today's Hunk of the Day: Poison frontman Bret Michaels.

In science:

The authors thank Boris Bret for preliminary measurements, and Paolo Scalia and Sanli Faez for their help with the characterization measurements.
Spatial Extent of Random Laser Modes
We thank Boris Bret for the work that lead to the estimation of the transport mean free path.
Relaxation oscillations in long-pulsed random lasers
BT] de la Bret`eche, R.; Tenenbaum, G. [2005] Entiers friables: in´egalit´e de Tur´an-Kubilius et applications.
On the Supremum of Random Dirichlet Polynomials
One of Bret Tilson’s lasting contributions is the introduction (with John Rhodes) of the notions of block product and two-sided semidirect product, and their use in the structure theory of finite monoids.
Algebraic characterization of logically defined tree languages
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. 11. John P. Huelsenbeck, Bret Larget and Michael E. Alfaro. (2004). Bayesian phylogenetic model selection using reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo. Mol. Biol.
A new distance between DNA sequences
To our knowledge, the first general class o f in finitesimally over-dispersed MCPs was proposed by Bret ´o et al. .
Compound Markov counting processes and their applications to modeling infinitesimally over-dispersed systems
Finally, I wish to thank Mariam Bouhmadi and again Nora Bret ón for reading the manuscript and helping improving it a nd to Raúl B. Pérez-Sáez for a lovely picture.
Geometrical constraints on dark energy models
FRET curves, the same analysis and conclusions are applicable to BRET titration.
Homogeneity tests for Michaelis-Menten curves with application to fluorescence resonance energy transfer data
Cem Kaner, James Bach, and Bret Pettichord, “Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context-Driven Approach”, John Wiley and Sons, New York, Margaret Eldridge editior, 2011.
Analysis of Test Efficiency during Software Development Process
Gary Shiu, Gonzalo Torroba, Bret Underwood, and Michael R.
Models of Particle Physics from Type IIB String Theory and F-theory: A Review
Frey, Gonzalo Torroba, Bret Underwood, and Michael R.
Models of Particle Physics from Type IIB String Theory and F-theory: A Review
Mathematical Society of Japan, Tokyo, 2006. [BB04] R. de la Bret`eche and T. D.
On a constant arising in Manin's conjecture for Del Pezzo surfaces
Vol. B, (with two chapters by Bret Tilson), Pure and Applied Mathematics 59, Academic Press, New York-London (1976).
Exact Sequences in Non-Exact Categories (An Application to Semimodules)