Edward

Definitions

  • Hillebrand, Cochran, Edwards
    Hillebrand, Cochran, Edwards
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Edward son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)
    • n Edward third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
    • n Edward King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
    • n Edward King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)
    • n Edward son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)
    • n Edward King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)
    • n Edward King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)
    • n Edward King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
    • n Edward King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    • n Edward King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “Lord Bacon told Sir Edward Coke when he was boasting, The less you speak of your greatness, the more shall I think of it.”

Usage

In literature:

And then the account of his break with Edwards.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
Edward Everett Hale, chaplain of the Senate, a life-long opponent of woman suffrage.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
To keep him separate from his wife cannot do you any benefit, Dr Edward.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Edward I. Wolf of San Francisco and Senator J.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Edward died January 5, 1066, and his possessions naturally passed to his successor, the Conqueror.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
Inspector Edwards, of the C.I.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
But when Harry alluded to Edward, both Katy and her mother suddenly grew red.
"Try Again" by Oliver Optic
When we came back from Minehead he was gone down to Edward's, and there he has been ever since.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Oh, Edward, dear Edward, bring me back my ring!
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
London Citizens in the Reigns of Edward III.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
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In poetry:

O, here is papa,
With Edward and Jane,
Come to see good old Nursey,
Who lives in the lane.
"Old Nursery" by Eliza Lee Follen
It is not death, but pain
That struggles in thy breast—
Nay, rally, Edward, rouse again;
I cannot let thee rest!"
"A Death-Scene" by Emily Jane Bronte
Edward the king, the English King
Bestrides his tawni steed;
A silence deep his subjects keep
And Wales is mute indeed.
"The Bard Of Wales" by Janos Arany
Edward the king, the English king
Spurs on his tawny steed;
Across the skies red flames arise
As if Wales burned indeed.
"The Bard Of Wales" by Janos Arany
And thrice about he did him swing,
Till on the ground he light,
Where he has halden young Edward,
Tho' he was great in might.
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
"Unkindly fair! why didst thou go?
O, had I known the truth!
Tho' Edward's father was my foe,
I would have bless'd the youth.
"Night Scenes Of Other Times" by Joanna Baillie

In news:

Edward Aschoff talks with offensive guard Chris Burnette about Georgia's victory over Tennessee.
Edward Keipp Nov 07, 2012.
Haberdash owner Britt Sebastian, right, and his office manager, Danté Edwards, outside their recently renamed clothing store on East Main Street.
Edwards trial jurors ask for evidence but end first day of deliberations without verdict.
The New York Jets landed Braylon Edwards in a deal last week.
Elizabeth Edwards's Interview Rules: Don't Mention Rielle Hunter by Name.
Elizabeth Edwards on the "Today" show Monday.
You and Edward (or Jacob) under the stars.
Edward Gero as Mark Rothko and Patrick Andrews as Ken in the 2011 Goodman Theatre production of Red.
The newspaper reports Thomas Edward Shipplett, 61, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Wednesday.
(Back row L to R) Secretary Karina Vasquez, Michael Edwards and Aftyn Anderson.
The recent death of Massachusetts Democratic Sen Edward M Kennedy, hit the nation hard.
Edward Hoagland, Author Capra Press $9.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-88496-341-7.
Self-described psychic medium Edward throws everything he's got at the future of mankind.
Paul Edward Cates , 39, of Sale Creek, passed away Friday, Nov 2, 2012.Survivors his wife, Robin Cates .
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In science:

Edwards, R.G. and Sokal, A.D. (1988) Generalization of the Fortuin-Kasteleyn-SwendsenWang representation and Monte Carlo algorithm, Phys.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
The connection with granular compaction is made in accordance with Edwards’ thermodynamic hypothesis : We interpret the local contribution to the energy in different configurations of the spins as the volume occupied by grains in different local orientations.
On random graphs and the statistical mechanics of granular matter
Edwards, in Granular Matter: An Interdisciplinary Approach , ed. A.
On random graphs and the statistical mechanics of granular matter
Edwards, The Theory of Polymer Dynamics (Oxford, New York, 1988). 25. T. T.
Entropic Elasticity of Weakly Perturbed Polymers
Edwards, R.G. and Sokal, A.D. (1988) Generalization of the Fortuin-Kasteleyn-SwendsenWang representation and Monte Carlo algorithm, Phys.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
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