Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Judson, Edward Zane Carroll Pen name Ned Bunt·line (bŭntˈlĭn, -līnˌ) 1823-1886. American writer who is remembered for his dime novels and his magazine Ned Buntline's Own.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Etymologies

From a Middle English short form of the given name Jordan + son. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Olivia Judson is a research fellow at Imperial College in London and a science journalist who spent two years on the staff of The Economist.

    Survival of the Kindest

  • Any publisher who puts out a new Theodore Judson is all right with me.

    Adam Roberts

  • Also: I spoke with the lawyers and they are completely cool about us having you call Judson an outright liar and a blackmailer.

    State of the Union

  • Dr. Henry Pratt Judson is President of the University of Chicago, and is one of the outstanding authorities to whom the President of the United States looked more than to any other Educationist in the recent world crisis. our own boundary.

    The Spirit of the States in the Great War

  • “Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation” by Olivia Judson is one of the best books on evolution and it’s focused on the biology of sex.

    Waldo Jaquith - Evolutionary forms.

  • Mr. Judson, is whether we will recognize the rights

    Prudence Crandall, Woman of Courage

  • To Mrs. Boardman another child was also given, which was called Judson

    Daughters of the Cross: or Woman's Mission

  • The Judson is the only cotton mill in the South running a silk room where the warps are made by the same mill.

    Mill News. Vol. XXII, no. 16 (Oct. 14, 1920)

  • Now known as the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts, the building was dedicated in 2007.

    DePauw University News

  • "Judson," replied Garth, "has been in my service long enough to know the meaning of the word 'discretion.'"

    The Hermit of Far End

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