Definition of Thomas

1. Noun. United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859).

Exact synonyms: Seth Thomas
Generic synonyms: Clockmaker, Clocksmith

2. Noun. United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968).
Exact synonyms: Norman Mattoon Thomas, Norman Thomas
Generic synonyms: Socialist

3. Noun. A radio broadcast journalist during World War I and World War II noted for his nightly new broadcast (1892-1981).
Exact synonyms: Lowell Jackson Thomas, Lowell Thomas
Generic synonyms: Broadcast Journalist

4. Noun. Welsh poet (1914-1953).
Exact synonyms: Dylan Marlais Thomas, Dylan Thomas
Generic synonyms: Poet

5. Noun. The Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes.

Definition of Thomas

1. Noun. (derogatory) An infidel (used by Christians in reference to the Apostle). ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) An Apostle, best remembered for doubting the resurrection of Jesus. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Aramaic male given name) of biblical origin, popular since the 13th century. ¹

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

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Medical Definition of Thomas

1. Hugh Owen, British surgeon, 1834-1891. See: Thomas splint. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thomas

Thiry's fistula
Thiry-Vella fistula
Thistlethwaite's algorithm
Thlaspi arvense
Thoma's ampulla
Thoma's fixative
Thoma's laws
Thomas Alva Edison
Thomas Aquinas
Thomas Augustus Watson
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Thomas Bayes
Thomas Bowdler
Thomas Bradley
Thomas Carew
Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Chippendale
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
Thomas Crawford
Thomas De Quincey
Thomas Decker

Literary usage of Thomas

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

1. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical by John Nichols (1815)
"Another thomas Salmon was of Trinity College, Cambridge; BA 1735; MA 1739; LL. D. 1749; a native of Ti*erton: and, by the Duke of Bedford's interest, ..."

2. England Under the Angevin Kings by Norgate, Kate (1887)
"CHAPTER I. ARCHBISHOP thomas.-. SOMEWHAT more than a year after the primate's death, thomas the chancellor returned to England. He came, as we have seen, ..."

3. The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ...: From the by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, Horace Walpole (1822)
"V. Sir thomas Robinson was bred in German courts, and was rather restored than ... The Duke of Newcastle dragged poor Sir thomas into light and ridicule. ..."

4. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1893)
"thomas Sterry. who wrote the notable tract. ... thomas Sterry Hunt was I torn in Norwich. Conn.. September ."ith. ..."

5. Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 by Billerica (Mass.) (1908)
"CRI thomas, twin s. George [dup. Georg] and Sarah, Nov. 27, 1699. thomas, s. ... thomas, s. thomas Jr. and Rachel, Oct. 23, 1789. Timothy, s. ..."

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