Chief Joseph

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chief Joseph leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
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Usage

In literature:

The story of Chief Joseph is one of the most interesting unwritten chapters in the history of the great Northwest.
"Trail Tales" by James David Gillilan
Chief Joseph and Chief White Bird his assistant had sixty warriors.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Chief Joseph's reply to General Miles' demand for surrender is a curiosity in the way of Indian rhetoric.
"The Battle of the Big Hole" by G. O. Shields
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgot him.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces was one of the most remarkable Indians of the century.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
In 1706 she married Joseph Centlivre, chief cook to Queen Anne, who survived her.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
I LEFT Portland on the third of July, 1892, to visit Chief Joseph, who was chief of the Nez Perce Indians.
"Indian Stories Retold From St. Nicholas" by Various
At the outset of the new century the two chief architects of public opinion were undoubtedly John Locke and Joseph Addison.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
My chief acquaintances at this time were Charles Osborne, Joseph Watson, and James Ralph, all lovers of reading.
"Franklin's Autobiography" by Benjamin Franklin
My chief acquaintances at this time were Charles Osborne, Joseph Watson, and James Ralph; all lovers of reading.
"Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself. [Vol. 1 of 2]" by Benjamin Franklin
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In poetry:

Joseph, because the Deity he prais'd,
And wou'd not an adult'rous wife embrace,
Was from a dark and dismal dungeon rais'd,
And made chief ruler over Egypt's race.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard
Stop thief! stop thief! —
From the Sub to the Chief,
These Genmen of Finance are plundering cattle —
Call the watch, call Bougham
Tell Joseph Hume,
That best of Charleys, to spring his rattle.
"The Sinking Fund Cried" by Thomas Moore

In news:

View full size Allan Brettman / The Oregonian Joseph Schneider, former chief executive of LaCrosse Footwear, Inc, resigned last week.
That's the case with Dr Mark Montgomery, the Chief Medical Officer for St Joseph Hospital in Bryan, who is in New York City.
Dr Joseph M Rakow, far left, the director of the Do the Right Thing program, and Chief Jim Williams of the Collier County Sheriff's Office, far right, stand with October's Do the Right Thing winners.
View full size Allan Brettman / The Oregonian Joseph Schneider, former chief executive of LaCrosse Footwear , Inc, resigned last week.
Moody Police Chief Thomas Hunt said his department signed a warrant for Joseph Batson of Moody for the crime.
Memorial Hermann security chief Joseph Bellino.
Started by Chief Joseph, Nov 21 2012 01:27 PM.
Joseph High School and John Carroll University, and Chiefs guard Brian Waters.
Chief lobbyist Joseph C Bryce recently left to join an Annapolis lobbying firm.
NYPD Chief Joseph Fox and Douglas Zeigler, MTA Director of Security (Patrick Cashin/MTA).
Staff photo/Mike Burkholder: Rockford Police Chief Paul May, left, and Rockford Mayor Amy Joseph answer questions from the media during a news conference Friday morning.
That's the case with Dr Mark Montgomery, the Chief Medical Officer for St Joseph Hospital in Bryan, who is in New York City .
Kroger's annual shareholders meeting here last week marked a changing of the guard as David Dillon, chief executive officer, assumed the additional mantle of chairman from Joseph Pichler, who retired as chairman.
Rome, NY (WIBX) – The City of Rome Police Department is mourning the passing of a former Chief, retired Police Chief Joseph Grande.
The City of Rome Police Department is mourning the passing of a former Chief, retired Police Chief Joseph Grande.
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