Definition of Diamond jim
1. Noun. United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamond Jim
Literary usage of Diamond jim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1913)
""diamond jim" Brady, cured, gives $200000 for urological institute. Reported. О 26 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. Ira Remsen resigns as president. ..."
2. Putnam's Handbook of Universal History: A Series of Chronological Tables edited by George Haven Putnam (1919)
"Deaths in 1917: Beckwith. James Carroll; Bonavita, Capt. Jack; Brady. James Buchanan (" diamond jim"); Carreno, Mme. Teresa; Choate. Joseph H.; Cody Col. ..."
3. Recollections of an Alienist, Personal and Professional by Allan McLane Hamilton (1916)
"... diamonds and precious stones in a manner only comparable to the late William F. Howe, the criminal lawyer, or the much advertised diamond jim Brady. ..."
4. Plots and Personalities: A New Method of Testing and Training the Creative by Edwin Emery Slosson, June Etta Downey (1922)
"When "diamond jim" Brady decided to sell railroad supplies Instead of being a hotel porter, be put all the money he had Into a $100 bill, tore the bill in ..."
5. Truly Rural by Richardson Little Wright (1922)
"... circumscribed and by eating far more than was good for me, I had attained the girth of a tun, a sort of Gilbert Chesterton-diamond jim Brady corpulence. ..."