• Sir Peregrine Maitland
    Sir Peregrine Maitland
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v peregrinate travel around, through, or over, especially on foot "peregrinate the bridge"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range: North and South America. Habitat Group in The American Museum of Natural History DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range:...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The fastest bird in the world is the Peregrine Falcon, which can reach speeds in excess of two hundred miles per hour
    • a Peregrinate Having traveled; foreign.
    • v. i Peregrinate To travel from place to place, or from one country to another; hence, to sojourn in foreign countries.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • peregrinate To travel from place to place, or from one country to another.
    • peregrinate To sojourn or live in a foreign country.
    • peregrinate Foreign; traveled; of foreign birth or manners.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Peregrinate per′ē-gri-nāt to travel through the country: to travel about from place to place: to live in a foreign country
    • adj Peregrinate foreign
    • n Peregrinate a foreigner resident in any country: a kind of falcon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. peregrinatus, p. p. of peregrinari, to travel. See Pilgrim


In literature:

Off Eaton Place is West Eaton Place, where lived General Sir Peregrine Maitland, d. 1852.
"Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
His pipe burned out, and he recharged and lit it afresh; then he extended his peregrinations.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Peregrine took one bag, Graham seized two, Gyp and Jerry tugged one between them.
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
Peregrine A. on pilgrimages to the Holy Land, 289.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Sir Peregrine Maitland, K.C.B 22nd February, 1830.
"The History of the First West India Regiment" by A. B. Ellis
Maitland, Sir Peregrine, lieutenant-governor, 3.
"The Day of Sir John Macdonald" by Joseph Pope
It could be nothing but the uneasy peregrination of Lichfield Stope.
"Wild Oranges" by Joseph Hergesheimer
They were a pair of peregrine hawks.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
During the morning he was obliged to accompany Simeon Deaves on one of his peregrinations.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Then, when you were about six or eight, I went away on my peregrinations.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann

In poetry:

This is the peregrine star that will return,
Faithful to the olden ephemerides;
The torch of corybantic mysteries;
The spark still burning in the stoppered urn.
"Amor" by Clark Ashton Smith

In news:

Peregrine 's internal structure has historically been based around two teams - alternatives and mainstream asset management.
Khan has joined to further Peregrine 's work on hedge funds and structured products.
Peregrine School celebrates the arts with a free show and festival from 3 to 6 pm Saturday, Nov 3, at its elementary school, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite C, in South Davis.
Peregrine Chick Fine After Statler Fall.
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) One of the baby peregrine falcons nesting at Statler Towers had quite a fall over the weekend.
This Thursday, July 5, Adam Shreading will be talking about Peregrine falcons.
Former Peregrine Owner Will Be Arraigned Friday.
Peregrine Monday, October 15, 2012: 2:12 am Thank you, Councilman Spechler, for reaching out to seek input from the citizens of Bloomington.
Jefferies doesn't expect loss tied to Peregrine .
Russell Wasendorf Sr. Chairman and CEO of Peregrine Financial Group, is seen in a company photo.
So far Peregrine 's bankruptcy trustee has released about $123 million from the estate back to former customers, or about 30 to 40 percent of what they were supposed to have in their accounts.
Three peregrine falcon chicks hatched atop UMass library.
Keller Homes announced this week that it will release two new villa designs for its Pine Creek and Peregrine developments.
Peregrine CEO Russell Wasendorf, Sr. Four days after attempting suicide the CEO of now bankrupt Peregrine Financial Group was arrested and charged for lying to regulators about the firm's finances.
But the tale of Eclipse, a tethered pigeon and the committed researcher highlights what most believe is a brighter future for peregrines .

In science:

The Benjamin-Bona-Mahoney equation is also known as the regularized longwave equation, and was apparently first proposed by Peregrine .
Painleve tests, singularity structure and integrability
This family of solutions includes known vector Peregrine solutions, bright-dark-rogue solutions, and novel vector unusual freak waves.
Deterministic Vector Freak Waves
New studies of rogue waves in any of these disciplines enrich their concept and lead to progress towards a comprehensive understanding of a phenomenon which still remains largely unexplored. A formal mathematical description of a rogue wave is provided by the so-called Peregrine soliton .
Deterministic Vector Freak Waves
Recent experiments have provided a path to generating Peregrine solitons in optical fibers with standard telecommunication equipment .
Deterministic Vector Freak Waves
The further experimental observation of Peregrine solitons in a water tank indicates that they can also describe rogue waves in oceans.
Deterministic Vector Freak Waves