Definition of Andrew
1. Noun. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland.
Category relationships: New Testament
Generic synonyms: Apostle, Saint
Definition of Andrew
1. Proper noun. (biblical character) The first Apostle in the New Testament. ¹
2. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name). ¹
3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹
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Literary usage of Andrew
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1906)
"$5000 for a building frcm Andrew Carnegie. DECATUR. Public Library. ... $10000 for a building from Andrew Carnegie. DELPHI. Public Library. ..."
2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"Cutting tunnels was the way Andrew got his start, But ere long he cut his name on a maiden's heart. Andrew was a playwright, Andrew __ ^ *^£ •r* Andrew was ..."
3. Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson (1911)
"SIR Andrew Sir Andrew Aguecheek, the aspiring, lackadaisical, self- satisfied echo and sequel of Sir Toby, fitly serves the double purpose of a butt and a ..."
4. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1905)
"A church dedicated in honour of St. Andrew was certainly here in 1298, ... From the thirteenth to the fifteenth century it was called St. Andrew upon ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Iowa City, Iowa, $25000, from Andrew Carnegie, for a public library. ... New Brunswick (NJ) Public Library, $50000, from Andrew Carnegie. ..."
6. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry by Thomas Percy (1887)
"SIR Andrew BARTON. THE father of Sir Andrew Barton having suffered by sea from the Portuguese, he had obtained letters of marque for his two sons to make ..."
7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"John Andrew died in 1764; and William Andrew in 1792. ... The answer of James Andrew also stated the deed of 1755; which was in his possession. ..."