Tubman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tubman United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tubman (Eng. Law) One of the two most experienced barristers in the Court of Exchequer. Cf. Postman, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Tubman A barrister in the Court of Exchequer in England who had a precedence in motions. See postman.
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Usage

In literature:

The best known of all the black conductors was a brave runaway slave woman named Harriet Tubman.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
Why, Henry Tubman's a horse doctor!
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
MY DEAR MADAME: I am happy to learn that you are to speak to the public of Mrs. Harriet Tubman.
"Harriet, The Moses of Her People" by Sarah H. Bradford
Dillingham, John Brown, and Harriet Tubman used these routes.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
HARRIET TUBMAN had been their "Moses," but not in the sense that Andrew Johnson was the "Moses of the colored people.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
Harriet Tubman was one of the most energetic of these slave conductors and brought away several thousand slaves.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
And so her people came to call Harriet Tubman the Moses of the black race.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Postman and tubman of Exchequer Court, 490.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Tubman, Harriet, 718; 844.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Then they asked one of the Tubmans, but the brewer shook his head.
"The Deemster" by Hall Caine
About 1844 Harriet was married to a free man named John Tubman.
"Women of Achievement" by Benjamin Brawley
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In news:

On the Trail of Harriet Tubman .
An actress dressed as Harriet Tubman reveals the wetlands along the Underground Railroad.
People & Ideas: Harriet Tubman .
Tubman House, a charity to help homeless youth, finds itself struggling to survive after losing federal funding.
Sacramento's Tubman House scrambles to replace lost federal funding.
Tatisha Simms, a child care worker and house director at Tubman House, helps 2-year old Isaac Kline wash up after lunch.
Tesla, Tubman and we deserve better.
Articles about Societa da Vinci Vendemmia Wine Festival at Tubman -Garrett Riverfront Park in Wilmington and Johnson's Grill in the Shoppes of Louviers in Newark.
Tubman residents might move in.
Crime concerns raised over planned Tubman closure.
Tubman crossed at Falls.
Information and Articles About Harriet Tubman , a famous women In history.
Tubman 's philanthropy touched many.
If there was any one person whose time and success in Augusta mirrored the first century of The Augusta Chronicle, it would probably be Emily Tubman , born in 1794 and dying in 1885.
Arts Clayton displays Tubman Museum holdings.
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