Definition of Peabody

1. Noun. Educator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894).

Definition of Peabody

1. Proper noun. The Peabody Award, granted annually and internationally for excellence in broadcasting. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peabody

Payne's gray
Payne operation
Payr's clamp
Payr's membrane
Payr's sign
Pays de la Loire
Peabody (current term)
Peabody bird
Peabody birds
Peace Corps
Peace Garden State
Peace of Westphalia
Peach Melba
Peach State
Peachtree City
Peacock Throne
Peak District

Literary usage of Peabody

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"For many years Mr. Peabody was an overseer of Harvard and in 1900-01 was president ... It contains the Peabody Institute, founded in 1852 by George Peabody, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1893)
"Dr. Peabody was born in Beverly, March 19, 1811, and was the ninth in ... Doctor Peabody was elected to the Council in October, 1884, and prepared in that ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"It did not mention the trust deed to Gallup, or the trust deed to Peabody, or the mortgage to Templeton, or the lease to McAllister. ..."

4. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1903)
"Baltimore (nephew of the late George Peabody, philanthropist); 4 yrs. art writer on old New York Express; 8 yrs. art editor New York Commercial Advertiser: ..."

5. Catalogue by Yale University, Columbia university, Hokkaido University (1908)
"Peabody MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY TRUSTEES Professor EDWARD ... Of this sum, one hundred thousand dollars was devoted by Mr. Peabody to the erection, ..."

6. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"HOME ECONOMICS BUILDING AT GEORGE Peabody COLLEGE FOR TEACHERS ADA M. FIELD At the time of its founding in 1875, Peabody Normal School was almost the only ..."

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