Porter


Porter
/pawr"teuhr, pohr"-/, n.
1. Cole, 1893-1964, U.S. composer.
2. David, 1780-1843, U.S. naval officer.
3. his son, David Dixon /dik"seuhn/, 1813-91, Union naval officer in the Civil War.
4. Gene (Gene Stratton Porter), 1868-1924, U.S. novelist.
5. Sir George, born 1920, British chemist: Nobel prize 1967.
6. Katherine Anne, 1890-1980, U.S. writer.
7. Noah, 1811-92, U.S. educator, writer, and lexicographer.
8. Rodney Robert, 1917-85, British biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1972.
9. William Sydney ("O. Henry"), 1862-1910, U.S. short-story writer.
10. a male given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Bliss William Dwight Porter
Ruth Porter Crawford
Countee Porter
William Sydney Porter
Helen Porter Mitchell
Porter Cole Albert
Porter David
Porter David Dixon
Porter Fitz John
Porter Katherine Anne

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  • porter — PORTER. v. a. Avoir un fardeau sur soy, estre chargé de quelque chose de lourd, de pesant. Porter un sac de bled. porter un balot de livres. porter du bois. porter de l eau. porter deux cens pesant. porter sur la teste. porter sur le dos. porter… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • porter — Porter, Portare, Ferre, Gerere, Supportare, Deferre, Gestare, Ingerere, et en fait de deviser armoiries, Il signifie avoir le blason ainsi ou ainsi composé, comme, Il porte de gueules à un lion passant d argent, c est à dire, Il a son blason, ou… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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  • porter — PÓRTER s.n. Bere (englezească) de culoare neagră, tare şi amară. – Din engl., fr. porter. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 03.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  pórter (bere) s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PÓRTER n. Varietate de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Porter — Porter, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 574 Housing Units (2000): 253 Land area (2000): 0.713642 sq. miles (1.848324 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.713642 sq. miles (1.848324 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Porter — Por ter, n. [F. porteur, fr. porter to carry, L. portare. See {Port} to carry.] 1. A carrier; one who carries or conveys burdens, luggage, etc.; for hire. [1913 Webster] 2. (Forging) A bar of iron or steel at the end of which a forging is made;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porter — por‧ter [ˈpɔːtə ǁ ˈpɔːrtər] noun [countable] JOBS TRAVEL 1. someone whose job is to carry people s bags, for example at railway stations, airports etc 2. someone whose job is to help guests arriving at a hotel * * * porter UK US /ˈpɔːtər/ noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • Porter, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 4972 Housing Units (2000): 1966 Land area (2000): 6.303586 sq. miles (16.326212 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.304992 sq. miles (0.789925 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.608578 sq. miles (17.116137 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Porter, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 190 Housing Units (2000): 98 Land area (2000): 2.228835 sq. miles (5.772657 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007818 sq. miles (0.020249 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.236653 sq. miles (5.792906 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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