Newfoundland

Definitions

  • Governor of Newfoundland
    Governor of Newfoundland
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Newfoundland a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland
    • n Newfoundland an island in the north Atlantic
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There is a town named Dildo in the province of Newfoundland, Canada
    • Newfoundland A Newfoundland dog.
    • Newfoundland An island on the coast of British North America, famed for the fishing grounds in its vicinity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The city of Argentia which is located on Newfoundland's southwest coast, is Canada's most fog-bound community. It has 206 days of fog each year.
    • n Newfoundland Same as Newfoundland dog.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The English Romantic poet Lord Byron was so devastated upon the death of his beloved Newfoundland, whose name was Boatswain, that he had inscribed upon the dog's gravestone the following: "Beauty without vanity, strength without insolence, courage without ferocity, and all the virtues of man without his vices."
    • n Newfoundland nū-fownd′land a large dog of great intelligence, a strong swimmer, black without any white markings, first brought from Newfoundland.
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Usage

In literature:

The Scotch-Canadian shook himself like a Newfoundland dog.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
A large Newfoundland dog lies quietly watching it.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
Except for a Newfoundland pup which some one had given me, I went back over the river as poor as I had come.
"Modern American Prose Selections" by Various
In 1769 he was appointed governor of Newfoundland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
True, Sebastian said the fish off Newfoundland were so thick that he could hardly force his vessels through the water.
"Flag and Fleet" by William Wood
The Newfoundland, and the mastiff, are enormously large dogs, and possessed of some noble qualities.
"Rural Architecture" by Lewis Falley Allen
The other houses belongs to Mr. McClung from Newfoundland.
"Left on the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
WHERE THE FISHER HAMLETS NOW NESTLE, NEWFOUNDLAND .
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
When the police got to the wall of the building they found a man who had two Newfoundland pups tied to a string.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
It proceeded from a large Newfoundland dog which was standing at the water's edge.
"Stories of Comedy" by Various
If we are going into all this expense, let's go up as far as the 'Banks' of Newfoundland, anyway.
"Left on Labrador" by Charles Asbury Stephens
In it were a number of Shetland ponies, some no larger than big Newfoundland dogs.
"Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's" by Laura Lee Hope
Then, all of a sudden, the machine struck a chord in G, and started for Newfoundland at the rate of 7,000,000 miles a minute.
"You Should Worry Says John Henry" by George V. Hobart
It's like the woman whose Newfoundland died, and a friend asked if she was going to have him stuffed.
"The Master-Knot of Human Fate" by Ellis Meredith
W. 2600 Ditto St. John's, Newfoundland N. 63 deg.
"A General Plan for a Mail Communication by Steam, Between Great Britain and the Eastern and Western Parts of the World" by James MacQueen
In the extreme east is Newfoundland, in the extreme west Klondike.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
The expedition reached Newfoundland without accident.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
On one occasion, near St. John's, Newfoundland, I noticed a beautiful anemone in a pool of sea-water.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
One might have counted him safe with the solid earth of Newfoundland for his bed, but danger often lurks where least expected.
"The Crew of the Water Wagtail" by R.M. Ballantyne
Every one has heard of the sagacity and almost reasoning capabilities of the Newfoundland dog.
"The Dog Crusoe and his Master" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

The large Newfoundland house-dog
Was standing by the door;
He looked for his little playmates,
Who would return no more.
"By The Fireside : The Open Window" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And teased the while, with playful band,
The shaggy dog of Newfoundland,
Whose uncouth frolic spilled
Their baskets berry-filled.
"The Maids Of Attitash" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Blithe as the wind was bitter, drew
More frontward of the mighty fire,
Where wise Newfoundland Fan foreknew
The heaven that Christian dogs desire —
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier
And when the Captain saw the steamer he couldn't save,
He cried, come men, prepare the boats to be launched on the briny wave;
Be quick, and obey my orders, let each one bear a hand-
And steer the vessel direct for Newfoundland.
"The Burning of the Steamer 'City of Montreal'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Personal information for more than 1,000 Newfoundland patients compromised .
N Robert Dean Reesey Jr, Newfoundland, and Amanda Lyn Kubilus, Greentown.
Provided photo Karen, left, and Maureen Ennis began performing at "kitchen concerts" in their home province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Newfoundland and Labrador's The Once was among the winners Saturday at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.
That broke apart into smaller icebergs headed north, then west and last year started landing in Newfoundland, he said.
11 business-led projects to get more than $1.3 million in funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland & Labrador (RDC).
Newfoundlander found some 'Treasure Island' loot , but new expedition to Costa Rica may find more.
Titanic's SOS relayed by Newfoundland wireless station.
Syracuse Crunch drop the puck on preseason with 4-1 win in Newfoundland .
Sea Breeze Park, Twillingate, Newfoundland 10 stop ND filter.
Wherefore art thou, Newfoundland .
Newfoundland is a different matter.
A Newfoundland is dressed as a convict as at recent dog event.
Pletcher, Velazquez Team Again with Newfoundland .
Trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez combined for their fourth win on Saturday's Gulfstream Park card when Sumaya Us Stables' Newfoundland won the $100,000 Skip Away Handicap (gr III).
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In science:

In 1993 the Northern Cod vanished off the coast of Newfoundland (Grand Banks), and the Penna model could explain this effect through overfishing.
Social Effects in Simple Computer Model of Ageing
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Group gradings on superinvolution simple superalgebras
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Gradings on the exceptional Lie algebras $F_4$ and $G_2$ revisited
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Group gradings on finitary simple Lie algebras
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Group gradings on finitary simple Lie algebras
The research of DY has been initiated with support from the Fields Institute, the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Grant #315830 from Carleton University, and completed while supported by a start-up grant from the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
The absolute positive partial transpose property for random induced states
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Counting fine gradings on matrix algebras and on classical simple Lie algebras
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Counting fine gradings on matrix algebras and on classical simple Lie algebras
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
Counting fine gradings on matrix algebras and on classical simple Lie algebras
Tillotson, The convenient category of sequential spaces, Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978.
On generalized sequential spaces
The pro ject is completed during the first-named author’s visit to Memorial University of Newfoundland under the second-named author’s research funding.
A Sharp Bilinear Estimate for the Bourgain-type Space with Application to the Benjamin Equation
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
A Sharp Bilinear Estimate for the Bourgain-type Space with Application to the Benjamin Equation
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