• WordNet 3.6
    • n Ney French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Ney An obsolete form of neighand nigh.
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In literature:

Marshal Ney, the "bravest of the brave," rose from the ranks.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
After that dyet, we fynd almoist no questioun for materis of religioun, the space ney of thretty yearis.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
Marshal Ney, whose popularity and influence were well known, was appointed to take the command of the troops of the east.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
Napoleon and Ney were their favourites.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
Ney was farther to the north and west on the left, with orders to cut off Lestocq.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
The chief army of all, the army of Sambre et Meuse, was commanded by Kleber, Moreau, Reynier, Marceau, and Ney.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
We agreed that I should send the man back with Ney's corps; and I went off, with the soldier accompanying me.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
I do not believe Napoleon's Old Guard would have followed Petain as they followed Ney.
"They Shall Not Pass" by Frank H. Simonds
Marshal Ney had fought a hundred battles for France, not one against her.
"Louis Philippe" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
So, though he went to Hamp-den Syd-ney Col-lege, he did not stay long, but left to join the ar-my.
"Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable" by Jean S. Remy

In poetry:

To a quequer Roben went,
A god bolt owthe he toke;
So ney on to the marke he went,
He fayled not a fothe.
"Robin Hood And The Potter" by Andrew Lang
The screffes men schot foll fast,
As archares that weren godde;
Ther cam non ner ney the marke
Bey halfe a god archares bowe.
"Robin Hood And The Potter" by Andrew Lang
"Hard had striven brave Ney, the true Bertrand,
Victor, and Augereau,
Bold Poniatowski, and Lauriston,
To stay their overthrow;
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy
Often an early King or Queen,
And storied hero onward, knew his sheen;
'Twas glimpsed by Wolfe, by Ney anon,
And Nelson on his blue demesne.
"The Sick God." by Thomas Hardy
"Against the first band did the Emperor stand;
Against the second stood Ney;
Marmont against the third gave the order-word:
—Thus raged it throughout the day.
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy
And with fifty thousand cavalry, infantry, and artillery,
Napoleon marched on, facing obstacles most dismal to see;
And performed one of the most rapid marches recorded in history,
Leaving the command of his army to Generals Soult and Ney.
"The Battle of Corunna" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Ney Pond, at the Ney Nature Center near Henderson, Minn.
WASHINGTON — Rep Bob Ney resigned his House seat Friday, three weeks after he pleaded guilty to felony charges in the ongoing scandal involving former Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Ney Admits Selling Influence.
Ney does about face about run.
Dems to contest Ney replacement.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The process of replacing Republican US Rep Bob Ney on the November ballot has gone according to script - the Democrats' script.
Embattled Rep Ney Won't Seek Reelection.
Ney pledges strong support for Bushs wartime budget request.
Is Marshal Ney really buried in N.C.
Congressman Bob Ney will be in Zanesville this week to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Ney will tour the new refrgeration facility at Mattingly Foods plant at 302 State street.
Congressman Bob Ney of Ohio's 18th District made a stop in Zanesville.
Horton, MD, Pamela T Johnson, MD, David G Heath, PhD, Derek R Ney, BS, and Elliot K Fishman, MD.
The Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market will continue through Oct 26 every Friday from 10 am to 3 pm in Foundry Alley next to the Dr Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center.
He was born May 21, 1932 in Ravenna, OH to Howard G and Lucille (Ney) Schwinn.

In science:

Athreya, K. and Ney, P. (1972): Branching Processes, Springer Verlag New York.
Central Limit Theorem for Branching Random Walks in Random Environment
Athreya, K. and Ney, P. (1972): Branching Processes, Springer Verlag New York.
Localization for Branching Random Walks in Random Environment
The general goal of this paper is to investigate in detail the impact of this randomness for a bins and balls problem associated to a Yule process, see Athreya and Ney for the definition of a Yule process.
Occupancy Schemes Associated to Yule Processes
Athreya, K. and Ney, P. (1972): Branching Processes, Springer Verlag New York.
Branching Random Walks in Space-Time Random Environment: Survival Probability, Global and Local Growth Rates
We give a simple martingale proof, as seen in Athreya & Ney .
Almost sure asymptotics for the random binary search tree