Little Joe


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Little Joe the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
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In literature:

So Joe bought "a little place," and I believe he would fain have had his sister Rhoda for its mistress.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
A little later Joe pulled up in front of his own house, and escorted the visitors into the cheery living room.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
A little farther up, in the nineties, was Joe Schladt's, the saloon of the Town.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Upon the sixth day 'Merican Joe halted the outfit upon the shore of a little lake which lay some five miles from the south shore of Keith Bay.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
Joe, Helen and Benny Turton seemed to have formed a little group among themselves.
"Joe Strong on the Trapeze" by Vance Barnum
Not until ten o'clock did Fred and his mother reach the little cottage where Bill and Joe were impatiently awaiting their arrival.
"Down the Slope" by James Otis
Joe said that he had never dreamed that so much shore and so little lake could be put together.
"Harper's Young People, August 31, 1880" by Various
To think of little Joe Forbes a-growin' up and keepin' me in silk dresses!
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
It was not Joe Crouch, but Jack Fenleigh, who had just passed the window of the little shop.
"Soldiers of the Queen" by Harold Avery
And during those days Tresler heard very little from Diane; which little came from Joe Nelson.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum

In poetry:

John A. Calhoun, my Joe John, now let us part in peace,
And may your honest name, John, so mightily increase,
That half a score of sons, John, may like their father grow—
But just a little modester, John A. Calhoun, my Joe.
"John A. Calhoun, My Joe John" by David John Scott
John A. Calhoun, my Joe John, the trustees of our schools
Are not so smart as you, John, but then they're not all fools;
And you have made yourself, John, appear a little low,
By your abuse of these poor men, John A. Calhoun, my Joe.
"John A. Calhoun, My Joe John" by David John Scott
The chaffing young folks stare and say
"See those old buffers, bent and gray,—
They talk like fellows in their teens
Mad, poor old boys! That's what it means,"—
And shake their heads; they little know
The throbbing hearts of Bill and Joe!—
"Bill and Joe" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

The Little Joe Transplant Fund Board of Trustees has released the names of its 2011 scholarship recipients.
Little Joe Washington, Texas Fire Line.
Little Joe lost weight and struggled after return to the wild.
With the Opening Day lineup on the field Friday, it gave Joe Mather a little time to sit back and revel in his accomplishment.
I've seen him fight a few times in a few years -- in both wins and losses -- and he's always reminded me a little bit of another slick UK super middleweight elitist, one Joe Calzaghe.
Second baseman Joe Pollastrini tries to turn a double play in the fourth inning, but the ball was just a little late getting to first baseman Jordan Jones during Kaneland's home game against Yorkville on Monday.
An aide to Gov Cuomo says state Director of Operations Howard Glaser was just "having a little fun" when he took to Twitter to rib MTA boss Joe Lhota.
Joe Foley is really high on junior guard Kim Sitzmann, but the University Arkansas-Little Rock head coach isn't comparing her to Michael Jordan.
Little Joe McLerran at the Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman.
Joe Girardi has his little black binder.
Governor Joe Manchin wasted little time christening the new wobble trap shooting range on Mountain Road in Cacapon State Park.
Ammunition shortage leaves 'Little Joe' transitioning to softer sound.
Not you, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan — we already know you're a little busy with that debate thing.
SeaWorld Orlando rescued a wayward manatee named "Lil Joe" from the Little Econlockhatchee River on Friday.
Franklin Park Zoo gorilla 'Little Joe' will predict Sunday's football champ by choosing from two boxes marked Giants and Patriots.