Definition of Bradford

1. Noun. United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752).

Exact synonyms: William Bradford
Generic synonyms: Pressman, Printer

Definition of Bradford

1. Proper noun. A town in West Yorkshire, England. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English ) ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) derived from the surname, of mostly American usage. ¹

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Medical Definition of Bradford

1. Edward H., U.S. Orthopedist, 1848-1926. See: Bradford frame. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bradford

Bracht-Wachter lesion
Brachychiton acerifolius
Brachychiton australis
Brachychiton populneus
Brachychiton rupestris
Brachycome Iberidifolia
Brachydanio rerio
Brachystegia speciformis
Bradford frame
Bradford method
Bradley's spleenwort
Bradley method
Bradley method of childbirth
Brady's reagent

Literary usage of Bradford

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1. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"For all this the natural situation of bradford is chiefly responsible. ... Indeed, ere it became practically built up, bradford Dale, from the point where ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1865)
"Stephen Greeley of Haverhill and Betsey Balch of bradford, May 7, 1793. ... 8, 1864, reported as then living in good health at Sheshequin, bradford Co., ..."

3. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1886)
"bradford derives its name from the Anglian words " brad " or " broad," and ... The bradford Beck runs through the heart of the town, where it is joined by ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"1864), miscellaneous writer, was the second son of Richard Fawcett. worsted manufacturer, of bradford, Yorkshire. He was educated at a grammar school at ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The relator'e affidavit stated that the parish of bradford consisted of 15 townships, of which Haworth is one, and that there is an immemorial custom in the ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1900)
"[New [Royal Arms.] Acts passed the 2d Sessions York: W. bradford, 1703. ... [New York : W. bradford, 1704.] 5pp. An Ordinance for The Further Establishing ..."

7. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1846)
"From WILLIAM bradford, the ancient governor of the Plymouth colony,— a man in the front rank ... He was the son of Gamaliel bradford, Esq., a gentleman who, ..."

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