Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. St.-John's-wort. See Hypericum.

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Examples

  • The Astros were a major importer of talent from their now closed Venezuelan academy, bringing in Johan Santana, Melvin Mora and Bobby Abreu, among others.

    Houston Astros Team Report

  • But orders for who, seeing as there is no outright leader in Johan Bruyneel's team?

    Contador plays down tensions with Armstrong

  • He chipped in Johan Franzen's pass for his 12th goal.

    USATODAY.com

  • Johan is a big, hard-throwing lefty who is one of the game's top competitors.

    USATODAY.com - Kershaw headlines the 2006 All-USA high school baseball team

  • The ticket had been issued in the name of Johan Saritsa for same-day travel three days ago.

    State of the Union

  • It continued around, propelled by his convulsive yank, and spun the one called Johan sideways through the air.

    The I Inside

  • If I were to choose any moment from which to retail my interest in this most curious person called Johan, or Jan, Torrentius, for his birth name was Jan van der Beeck, a much more modest nomenclature, to be sure, it would be one afternoon in 1623 shortly after my return from England, where I had purchased my first┬ácamera obscura.

    The Stream and The Torrent (1st prologue)

  • With a start of remembrance he recalled Johan's words.

    The I Inside

  • Also, it's a little silly to call Johan "unclutch" based solely on his own high standards in "low leverage" situations.

    Baseball Analysts

  • "Malcolm" & "Johan" - good point, as usual the writers of these Fin24 articles love to sensationalise!

    News24 Top Stories

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