Definition of James usher

1. Noun. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).

Exact synonyms: James Ussher, Usher, Ussher
Generic synonyms: Archpriest, Hierarch, High Priest, Prelate, Primate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of James Usher

James Mill
James Monroe
James Murray
James Naismith
James Neville Mason
James Parkinson
James Polk
James Prescott Joule
James Riddle Hoffa
James River
James Scott Connors
James Thomas Farrell
James Thomas Harris
James Thurber
James Tobin
James Usher
James Ussher
James Watson
James Watt
James Whitcomb Riley
James William Fulbright
James Wilson
James Wyatt
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Literary usage of James usher

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1. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1895)
"At the accession of James I. james usher was twenty-three years old. Some English troops having subscribed eighteen hundred pounds for the library of the ..."

2. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1852)
"[In the Life of the learned james usher, Archbishop of Armagh, by Richard Parr, his chaplain, folio, London, 1686, p. 16, is a very striking letter, ..."

3. The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the Chief Poet by Charles Anderson Read, Thomas Power O'Connor (1893)
"james usher, known as one of the most eminent scholars of modern times, was born on the 4th January, 1580, in the city of Dublin. His earlier education was ..."

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