Jay Gould

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jay Gould United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
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Usage

In literature:

So the next morning Eckert came over with Jay Gould and introduced him to me.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Jay Gould told me a story of Sage.
"My Memories of Eighty Years" by Chauncey M. Depew
These two inventions were bought by Jay Gould for his Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph Company.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
Now Jay Gould appeared upon the scene.
"The Railroad Builders" by John Moody
Jay Gould had the cards all in his hands; and as he bought and sold, so Edward bought and sold.
"The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward William Bok
Jay Gould had the cards all in his hands; and as he bought and sold, so Edward bought and sold.
"A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After" by Edward Bok
Of the original company, Jay Gould was President, and John F. Henry, Secretary.
"Saratoga and How to See It" by R. F. Dearborn
The dukes and the money-lenders, the Jay Goulds and the Reinachs.
"Post-Prandial Philosophy" by Grant Allen
James Fisk and Jay Gould now made their appearance as Directors in the Erie Railway.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Jay Gould never enjoys himself more than when at home.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
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In news:

The Structures of Evolutionary Theory by Stephen Jay Gould Belknap Press/Harvard University Press,1,433 pp.
The End of a Beginning in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould Harmony Books, 418 pp.
Stephen Jay Gould, the evolutionary theorist at Harvard University whose research, lectures and prolific output of essays helped to reinvigorate the field of paleontology, died yesterday at his home in Manhattan.
It is always interesting to note the reactions of a critic who is caught with his pants down, and Stephen Jay Gould's reply to my letter is no exception.
Dinosaur in a Haystack Reflections in Natural History By Stephen Jay Gould.
The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould Norton, 352 pp.
Top 100 Stories of 2011 #59: The Mismeasure of Stephen Jay Gould .
Looking deeper into Stephen Jay Gould 's claims has revealed he was guilty of the same sins he decried in others.
Punctuated Equilibrium by Stephen Jay Gould Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 396 pp.
Questions for Stephen Jay Gould.
Top 100 Stories of 2011 #59: The Mismeasure of Stephen Jay Gould.
Looking deeper into Stephen Jay Gould's claims has revealed he was guilty of the same sins he decried in others.
Pivar, a wealthy art collector, alleged Stephen Jay Gould buddy and Renaissance-throwback science hobbyist, published Lifecode in 2004.
This is the acronym invented by the late Stephen Jay Gould (in his Rocks of Ages ), standing for Non Overlapping Magisteria.
Stephen Jay Gould, the evolutionary theorist at Harvard University whose research, lectures and prolific output of essays helped to reinvigorate the field of paleontology, died today at his home in Manhattan.
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