Definition of Baldwin

1. Noun. United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987).

Exact synonyms: James Arthur Baldwin, James Baldwin
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

2. Noun. English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947).

3. Noun. An American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin.
Generic synonyms: Dessert Apple, Eating Apple

Definition of Baldwin

1. n. A kind of reddish, moderately acid, winter apple.

Definition of Baldwin

1. Proper noun. (Germanic male given name); rather rare in English. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Proper noun. Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister. ¹

4. Proper noun. King Baldwin IV, ruler of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem before the takeover of Saladin in 1187. He died in 1185 of complications of the socially unacceptable disease of leprosy. Also known as the leper king. ¹

5. Noun. (US) A reddish, moderately acid, winter apple. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Baldwin

1. A kind of reddish, moderately acid, winter apple. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baldwin

baldly
baldmoney
baldness
baldnesses
baldpate
baldpated
baldpates
baldrib
baldribs
baldric
baldrick
baldricks
baldrics
balds
balductum
baldwin (current term)
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen
baleen whale
baleen whales
baleens
balefire
balefires

Literary usage of Baldwin

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

1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"baldwin and Lafontaine'* administration, which lasted from September of 1*4:? ... baldwin met this with determined boldness ; nor was he legs hostile to a ..."

2. Cavendish by Russell K. McCormmach, Christa Jungnickel (1996)
"baldwin responded that it was Cavendish's lawyer, Thomas Dunn, who was causing the ... "I know you dont like long letters," baldwin wrote in a postscript to ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1884)
"That the name of baldwin, in various orthographical forms, was prevalent in the county of ... One of these is that of Richard baldwin, who died 21 Sept. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1902)
"baldwin accepted the character of his son and champion ; but no sooner was he ... It was here that Tancred and baldwin separated from the main array. ..."

5. Bulletin by Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (1911)
"loam, and baldwin silt loam. Other upland soils are the Auburn loam, ... The baldwin loam occupies the central and eastern part of St. Croix county, ..."

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