American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Nast, Thomas 1840-1902. German-born American editorial cartoonist whose caricatures in Harper's Weekly contributed to the downfall of the Tweed Ring in New York City. He also established the donkey and the elephant as symbols of the Democratic and Republican parties.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dirt; nastiness.
- n. An obsolete contraction of ne hast, hast not.
- n. United States political cartoonist (1840-1902)
“Oh, and Thomas Nast is credited with Santa, not Coca-Cola (although they surely made more money off of it), who happens to be the same gentleman who gave us the donkey and the elephant.”
“Conde Nast is shuttering Gourmet, which is a huge blow to food nerds everywhere.”
“Condé Nast is set to announce today in an internal memorandum that it will start testing out iPad versions”
“According to a source close to the magazine — and rumors being floated by All Things Digital's Peter Kafka — Condé Nast is shuttering Portfolio, its two-year-old business magazine.”
“Conde Nast is at the top of my list … but I’d be willing to go to any company cafeteria that’s free or subsidized.”
“Clemens, recalling Nast's long-ago proposal, found it newly attractive.”
“Thomas Nast had made a great success of his caricature lectures, and Clemens, recalling Nast's long-ago proposal, found it newly attractive.”
“This is a subject none of us wants to think of as commercial," said Pamela Maffei McCarthy, deputy editor of The New Yorker, part of Condé Nast, which is publishing an e-book, "After 9/11," collecting the magazine's coverage of the terrorist attacks and their aftermath.”
“Condé Nast, which is privately held, discloses only selected financial information, but Mr. Newhouse said ad revenue in the international magazine unit rose by 6 percent last year.”
“Thomas Nast had made a great success of his caricature lectures, and Clemens, recalling Nast’s long-ago proposal, found it newly attractive.”
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