Sherman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sherman a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
    • n Sherman a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
    • n Sherman American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    • n Sherman United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Sherman An obsolete form of shearman.
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Usage

In literature:

Pray God we may succeed this time and Sherman may come through.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various
Hood at once ordered an attack on Sherman's lines.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
Having disposed of Bragg, General Grant determined to send a force, under Sherman, to the relief of Knoxville.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
Sherman, an A. M. E. minister, by Negro robbers.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
In the meantime, the arrival of General Sherman with reenforcements was eagerly awaited.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
Grant has shut you up in Richmond, and Sherman is before Atlanta.
"A Man of the People" by Thomas Dixon
Sherman Boardman, who was but sixteen years old at the time of his father's death.
"Log-book of Timothy Boardman" by Samuel W Boardman
The next morning Luke went as usual to the vicinity of the Sherman House, and began to sell papers.
"Luke Walton" by Horatio Alger
That is Lloyd Sherman and Elizabeth Lewis.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Was Sherman's march a picnic?
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
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In poetry:

Mit blenty peers unt blenty shmokes,
Und rye bread mixed mit sand,
Dis is enough for Sherman folks
Dat luf de faderland.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens
Dey tink dey'll shtarve us Shermans oudt,
Not yet, already, blease,
Ve still haf lots of saur-kraut,
Und goot limburger cheese.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens
Dose English, yaw, I tells you true!
Dey spoil der Kaiser's plans,
Shoost cause ve march de Belgium through
Dey kill us Sherman mans.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens
My mother, gray and bent with years,
Hoarding love's withered aftermath,
Her sweet eyes burnt too dry for tears,
Sat in the dust of Sherman's path.
"An Address Of An Ex-Confederate Soldier, To The Grand Army Of The Republic" by Maurice Thompson
Glory be to God on high!
Shout the loud Hosanna!
Treason's wilderness is past,
Canaan's shore is won at last,
Peal a nation's trumpet-blast,--
Sherman 's in Savannah!
"Sherman’s In Savannah" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
LIKE the tribes of Israel,
Fed on quails and manna,
Sherman and his glorious band
Journeyed through the rebel land,
Fed from Heaven's all-bounteous hand,
Marching on Savannah!
"Sherman’s In Savannah" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Sherman ' Jocko ' Maxwell.
Joanne " Joie " Hutchinson, most recently of Ventura, passed away at Sherman Oaks Hospital on March 24.
Was Brad Sherman joking again.
Rock Bridge coach Sherman a volleyball lifer .
New Coach Robin Sherman, center, conducts her first practice Monday with the Rock Bridge volleyball team.
COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M sophomore outside linebacker Damontre Moore will play Saturday against Idaho, coach Mike Sherman said Monday.
The change in leadership in the city of Sherman is coming sooner than expected.
Gary Menes and Andre Guerrero team up on a restaurant serving the best food in its Sherman Oaks neighborhood.
Defensive end and running back Michael Minter talks with Mitch Sherman about following in his father's footsteps and where he is at in his recruitment.
Charles Rule, an attorney whose firm represents corporations suing Google, counters that the company commands a share of search advertising in excess of 70%—the threshold for monopoly under the Sherman Act.
Harry DiOrio / The Post-Standard, 1987 Sherman Douglas.
Students, parents and community members in Rochester have come to know Don Sherman, a teacher who strives relentlessly to keep instrumental music alive in his school.
For Andre Sherman, holidays too often serve as painful reminders that he has failed to become the kind of a father he believes he should be.
At age 32, Mr Sherman acknowledges six children whose ages range from 8 to 16 years.
SHERMAN, TX -- 49 years ago, tragedy rocked not only North Texas, but the whole nation.
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In science:

Sherman, S. (1955). A theorem on convex sets with applications.
Lower bounds for tails of sums of independent symmetric random variables
Taqqu, M.S., Willinger, W., and Sherman, R. (1997) Proof of a fundamental result in self similar traffic modeling Computer Comm.
Convergence of dependent walks in a random scenery to fBm-local time fractional stable motions
Sherman, On the dimension theory of von Neumann algebras, Math.
On cardinal invariants and generators for von Neumann algebras
This also holds true for the other technical limitations described by Sherman and Price. Therefore, we think that efforts in indexing the Invisible Web in general, and the academic part of it in particular, should primarily focus on databases not visible to general search engines.
Exploring the academic invisible web
What we get somewhat resembles Sherman’s bound k(P ) ≥ c|P | groups of nilpotency class c (see ).
Finite groups have even more conjugacy classes
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