Amos

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Amos an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies
    • n Amos a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet
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Usage

In literature:

Amos Ransom, Hartford, Conn., was granted a United States patent on a coffee roaster in 1833.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
When we stop for the night, see my clerk, Friar Amos, and have him add your names to our roll.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
The prophet Amos uses yet another parallel.
"The Astronomy of the Bible" by E. Walter Maunder
Amos, Sheldon, on vice, i, 796.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Amos Kendall, beside large usefulness, in other spheres, was an honored Cabinet Minister.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Amos Murray has got six toes.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
From that time on Chris and Amos were inseparable, with the exception of those times when Chris studied alone with Mr. Wicker.
"Mr. Wicker's Window" by Carley Dawson
In April, 1752, David Stinson, Amos Eastman, William and John Stark, paddled up the Merrimac River in canoes.
"Harper's Young People, October 5, 1880" by Various
Without the slightest hesitation Mrs. Amos accompanied the man to his barge, and found his wife very feverish.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
AMOS APPLEMAN, private, mustered in Aug. 14, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
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In poetry:

An siccan a lierachie
I'm sure ye never saw
As wis amo the Hielanmen,
When they saw Macdonnel fa.
"The Battle Of Harlaw" by Anonymous British
He took to drink. Yes.
She went to the bad.
When Amos began to pray
even in the store and
finally the family had
to put him away.
"The Moose" by Elizabeth Bishop
And Amos answered: "I'm going to know
Whole pages up and down,
Then find J. M., in a hurry, and go
Straight back to Zodiac Town."
"December" by Nancy Byrd Turner
Aw met Lijah an Amos, an Bill,
An ov coorse wi' each one aw'd a gill;
Till aw felt rayther mazy,
But net at all crazy,
For aw didn't goa in for mi fill.
"Horton Tide" by John Hartley
Over a wall and down a lane
And through a field they ran;
And "Where shall we go?" said Amos. "Oh,
And where shall we stop?" cried Ann.
Then all at once, round the curve of a hill,
They pulled up panting and stood stock-still;
"Zodiac Town" by Nancy Byrd Turner
Ann looked at Amos and Amos at Ann;
They blinked with sheer surprise;
And then they looked at the long-legged man,
Who twinkled back with his eyes.
They said (and their voices were meek and low),
"We ran away from a rhyme, you know."
"Zodiac Town" by Nancy Byrd Turner

In news:

Amos introduces us in Fijian , presenting our bundle of yanqona roots, a gift and distant relative to the pepper plant.
Franco 's new film "Tar" joins the sidebar's lineup along with projects from Amos Poe, Peter Greenway, and Aki Kaurismäki.
Franco's new film "Tar" joins the sidebar's lineup along with projects from Amos Poe, Peter Greenway, and Aki Kaurismäki.
Amos Mayse survived the war, but the effects of his experience were long-lasting and far-reaching.
Amos W "Bill" Fry , 81, Fort Wayne, died Monday, November 19, 2012.
GAL Aviation Earns AMO Certificate From Transport Canada.
Artist's rendering of the proposed changes to the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance.
Iron Mountain, in a match with three, three-set decisions and two more involving tiebreaks, downed Marquette 7-1 in high school girls tennis Monday at the Amos Marston Eastside Courts in Iron Mountain.
But Lyons said that his middle hitter, Milan Amos, deserved just as much recognition.
Aric Liberman (second from right) shakes hands with Gen James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Tuesday afternoon after delivering a second F-35B Lightning II to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
Amos Lee on CMT's Artists of the Year Special, Headlining Tour.
AMOS LEE SET TO PERFORM ON.
AMOS LEE – TOUR DATES.
Somewhere between the Jello shots and middle-aged women screaming during choruses like boy-band groupies, Amos Lee played an intricate, relaxed set of bluesy folk to a sold-out House of Blues.
The Tommies of St Thomas was stopped one step short of the Division III mountaintop, falling to Mount Union 28-10 in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, the D-III national championship game.
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In science:

This article reports primarily on AMO Lorentzsymmetry tests featured in presentations made at the CPT ’07 meeting held in Indiana in August 2007 .
Atomic and optical tests of Lorentz symmetry
In Section 5 we prove that there are infinitely many distinct properties amo ng G-free properties.
Testing Linear-Invariant Non-Linear Properties
P. del Amo Sanchez et al. (BaBar Collaboration), Phys.
Review on low and high mass spectroscopy
P. del Amo Sanchez et al. (BaBar Collaboration), Phys.
Review on low and high mass spectroscopy
P. del Amo Sanchez et al. [BaBar Collaboration], Phys.
CKM2010 Working Group II Summary
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