Definition of Newman

1. Noun. United States film actor (born in 1925).

2. Noun. English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890).

Definition of Newman

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=) meaning "a new man, a newcomer". ¹

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Literary usage of Newman

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1864)
"Father Newman informs ns that it need not, and on the whole ought not to be ... And further, Father Newman informs us " that cunning is the weapon which ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"But Newman was a poet, and liable to poetic moods. He did not probably, at the time, ... Cardinal Newman towers with only three or four compeers above his ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"His contributions are signed a. j Cardinal Newman said Bowden ' was one of the earliest assistants and supports of a [ friend ' (meaning himself) ' who at ..."

4. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1905)
"Newman, however, was still on what he called his "Anglican deathbed," and could not die until, in October 1845, ms last doubts were removed, ..."

5. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"A Reply to Matthew Arnold, Esq. By FW Newman. Cr. 8vo, pp. ... Newman,—A HISTORY OF THE HEBREW MONARCHY from the Administration of Samuel to the Babylonish ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"'Both he and Newman's wife being teachers at the time, a public Investigation took place, and Baum declared that Mrs. Newman [meaning the said Hattle R. ..."

7. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1913)
"Limestone of the 'Newman, Fort Payne and Bangor formations—The other Carboniferous rocks that are of economic importance in connection with the red iron ore ..."

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