Definition of Fleming

1. Noun. British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964).

Exact synonyms: Ian Fleming, Ian Lancaster Fleming
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

2. Noun. Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955).
Exact synonyms: Alexander Fleming, Sir Alexander Fleming
Generic synonyms: Bacteriologist

3. Noun. A native of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian.
Group relationships: Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom Of Belgium
Generic synonyms: Belgian

Definition of Fleming

1. n. A native or inhabitant of Flanders.

Definition of Fleming

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Flanders in Belgium. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname A=An English from=Middle English) ¹

3. Proper noun. Ian Fleming, English writer. ¹

4. Proper noun. Sir Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist. ¹

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Definition of Fleming

1. fleme [v] - See also: fleme

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleming

Flavobacterium breve
Flavobacterium piscicida
Flechsig's areas
Flechsig's fasciculi
Flechsig's ground bundles
Flechsig's tract
Fleet Street
Flegel's disease
Fleischer's ring
Fleischer-Strumpell ring
Fleischmann's bursa
Fleitmann's test
Flemish Brabant
Flemish Sign Language
Flemish bend
Flemish bends
Flemish bond
Flemish bonds
Flemish dialect
Flemming's fixative
Flemming's triple stain
Flesch formula

Literary usage of Fleming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Shortly afterwards fleming was sent along with Lord Herries to ask Elizabeth's ... Mary also asked for Elizabeth's permission for fleming to go on a mission ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... is in possession of a league of land known as the Peter fleming league, which is in conflict with the eleven leagues set out in plaintiffs petition; ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"non, Robert T. fleming, shall have died before him, leaving issue which shall be living at his death, such issue shall represent his, her, ..."

4. Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1921)
"fleming, I want to thank you for that charming letter you wrote me. ... fleming. Well, on first principles I think American girls had better marry American ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"In Gryphius the most gifted dramatist, in Opitz the greatest literary influence, and in fleming the most genuine lyric poet of his time, the spirit of ..."

6. Von Opitz Bis Klopstock: Ein Beitrag Zur Geschichte Der Deutschen Dichtung by Karl von Lemcke (1882)
"Paul fleming. Die freieren Lyriker. ... Paul fleming**) kam, früh als begabt erkannt, als Knabe auf die ... 1634 war fleming in Moskau, 1635 in Reval. ..."

7. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1898)
"1842 ; ». of late James fleming, QC and Julia, d. of late Maj. John Canning; m. Constance Mary, d. of MD Kavanagh, barrister, and the Hon. ..."

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