Philip

Definitions

  • KING PHILIP
    KING PHILIP
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Philip Englishman and husband of Elizabeth II (born 1921)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"'BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU SAY! I AM PHILIP AYRE.'" "'BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU SAY! I AM PHILIP AYRE.'"
Philip the Good of Burgundy——144 Philip the Good of Burgundy——144
Philip de Commynes——217 Philip de Commynes——217

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: John Philip Sousa enlisted in the Marines at age 13. He worked as an apprentice in the band.
    • n Philip (Zoöl) The European hedge sparrow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The horse race starting gate is a Canadian invention, designed in the early 1900s by Philip McGinnis, a racetrack reporter from Huntingdon, Quebec. The device proved popular because it prevented arguments caused when horses started prematurely.
    • n Philip The common European house-sparrow, Passer domesticus.
    • n Philip The hedge-sparrow, Accentor modularis.
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Quotations

  • Lawrence Durrell
    Lawrence Durrell
    “It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called from their notes

Usage

In literature:

Most of the rising poets, Addison, for example, John Philips, and Rowe, were studious of decency.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
But his leap was preceded by that of Philip Danvers.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
They resisted Philip because Philip now ruled in Anjou and Normandy.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The next in age was Philip, but he was not at home.
"The Inglises" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Uncle Philip's Natural History.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
He crossed at Poissy by means of a bridge which Philip had only partially destroyed.
"Richard II" by Jacob Abbott
This other gentleman is Philip Uzbek Baghadur.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
In July 1554 Don Philip reached England with a numerous fleet, divided into three squadrons, with a brilliant suite on board.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
If Mr Philip Sidney wills to bring it about, it is done.
"Penshurst Castle" by Emma Marshall
Philip Compton was a very tall man, with very black hair.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
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In poetry:

My sickness came, my bloom decay'd,
But Philip still was by;
And thou, sweet Hope, so kindly said,
"He'll weep if thou should'st die."
"Rosamond's Song Of Hope" by Robert Bloomfield
AMONG the poor his little wealth he threw,
And with his infant son alone withdrew;
The forest's dreary wilds concealed his cell;
There Philip (such his name) resolved to dwell.
"Friar Philip's Geese" by Jean de La Fontaine
While Philip's son, while Venus' son, was near,
What different tortures does his bosom feel?
Great was the rival, and the god severe:
Nor could he hide his flame, nor durst reveal.
"An Ode To Mr. Howard" by Matthew Prior
'Twas silent all and dead
Beside the barren sea,
Where Philip's steps were led,
Led by a voice from Thee -
He rose and went, nor asked Thee why,
Nor stayed to heave one faithless sigh:
"Fifth Sunday After Epiphany" by John Keble
From Philip of France, he saith, he came,
To treat with Prince John, whom she must not name;
And he in fair France hath goodly lands,—
Where his sturdy vassals await his commands.—
"Sir Raymond And The False Palmer" by Thomas Cooper
Ah, well! it is over! Philip? No, we have never heard.
I loved him next to Maggie. 'T is hard to have had no word.
But for her, though I wear mourning, I am glad at heart to know
She lies in her quiet slumber, in the peace of the Christmas snow.
"Under The Christmas Snow" by Ina Donna Coolbrith

In news:

Ralph Johnson, Philip Bailey, Verdine White.
The Power Spot 700's Philips lamp reaches 7,500 degrees K to amplify brightness, according to the company.
Philips Elec to Develop Broadband Devices for French Market Nov 19, 2003 Printable format Email this Article Search.
With an injured Antonio Gates sitting out the contest, quarterback Philip Rivers found a new target at tight end to fill the void.
"I've been trying to write this play for 25 years," said famed Asian-American playwright Philip Kan Gotanda.
Megan Morrison and Philip Engle are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Elkins will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when it entertains rival Philip Barbour for a Big 10 Conference contest tonight at Wimer Stadium.
Elkins will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when it entertains rival Philip Barbour for a Big 10 Conference contest tonight at Wimer Stadiu.
Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Master".
The Philip City Council met in special meeting on Monday, March 17th.
Philip Wood/Roseville Press TribuneWoodcreek pulled out a 3-2 victory over Del Oro to open Sierra Foothill League play Thursday night in Loomis.
NEDRA PICKLER PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press Published: September 11, 2012 10:11AM.
Philip Seymour Hoffman to Direct Supernatural Drama ' Ezekiel Moss'.
Philip Seymour Hoffman to direct ' Ezekiel Moss'.
Photo: Philip Friedman/Studio D. The Romance That All the Money in the World Can't Buy.
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In science:

The first author would like to thank Haim Avron for his technical support on several issues regarding Blendenpik and Philip A.
Randomized Extended Kaczmarz for Solving Least-Squares
Philips) Let x ∈ A be a positive element of norm 1.
Tracial Rokhlin property and non-commutative dimensions
Don Davis, Ross Ihaka, Philip Fenstermacher.
The Arduino as a Hardware Random-Number Generator
Universal locally finite groups are known to exist in all infinite cardinalities, and Fraïssé’s theorem implies that there is exactly one countable universal locally finite group (up to isomorphism), namely Philip Hall’s group.
Topological Galois Theory
The most significant contributions have been made by Richard Buckland, Robert Dale and Mark Dras. I am also indebted to Vance Gledhill, Mike Johnson, Philip Resnik, Richard Sproat, Wilco ter Stal, Lucy Vanderwende and Wayne Wobcke.
Corpus Statistics Meet the Noun Compound: Some Empirical Results
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