Definition of David bushnell

1. Noun. American inventor who in 1775 designed a man-propelled submarine that was ineffectual but subsequently earned him recognition as a submarine pioneer (1742-1824).

Exact synonyms: Bushnell, Father Of The Submarine
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor

Lexicographical Neighbors of David Bushnell

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David Alfaro Siqueiros
David Baltimore
David Barnard Steinman
David Ben Gurion
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David Bushnell
David Crockett
David Garrick
David Glasgow Farragut
David Grun
David Hartley
David Herbert Lawrence
David Hilbert
David Hubel
David Hume
David John Moore Cornwell
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith
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Literary usage of David bushnell

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

1. Connecticut as a Colony and as a State: Or, One of the Original Thirteen by Forrest Morgan, Holmes, Frank R, Trumbull, Jonathan, 1844-, Bartlett, Ellen Strong (1904)
"The inventor, david bushnell, was very favorably regarded by Governor Trumbull, who recommended him to Washington, from whom he received a prominent ..."

2. Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848 by Norwich (Conn.) (1913)
"Then david bushnell and Zerviah Hazen both of Norwich were joined in Marriage by Me Jacob Perkins Justice of the Peace Hezekiah Lord, the Son of David ..."

3. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"The first submarine to be used in war was built by a colonial, david bushnell, during the American Revolutionary War. Bushnell's craft, like Van ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of by Royal Ralph Hinman (1852)
"The Bushnells of Conn., have been noted for their mechanical ingenuity and talents, and particularly david bushnell, of Saybrook, (of that part now called ..."

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