American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Eck, Johann 1486-1543. German Roman Catholic theologian who opposed the reforms of Martin Luther and procured from Rome the papal bull that declared Luther a heretic (1520).
- n. a German Roman Catholic theologian who was an indefatigable opponent of Martin Luther (1486-1543)
“Eck" is a stand-up guy who's never sugarcoated the bad times.”
“Id at least hope Eck is getting his collar felt on this one privately, and appropriate controls are made to minimise the chances of repetition.”
“Defeated, in Eck's words, "the issue settled for a generation" But forever?”
“Ian Gray was an astute choice to take in Eck - he don't try to outsmart him, he just out thinks him - i think he is already 6 months or so ahead of Eck, asking seemingly weak innocuous questions, but getting Eck on the record for anther day.”
“But the thing that came together for us was, No. 1, we had a legitimate No. 1 closer in Eck. Secondly, we had a real good team.”
“Reformation, Dr. Johann Maier, better known as Eck, from the name of his birth-place, Egg, on the Gunz.”
“Cardiologist Larry Gaul, medical director of the hospital's intensive care unit and vice president of medical staff, called Eck a "stabilizing force" for the community who earned the respect of everyone from Eagle ranchers to President Ford.”
“In this one-inning approach, "Eck" performed under pressure.”
“I'm sure it won't be a prayer to the God of the Old Testament, such as Eck”
“Like Fisher and More in England, many of Luther's German opponents, such as Eck and Cochlaeus, were men of the Renaissance.”
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