American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Pyle, Ernest Taylor Known as "Ernie.” 1900-1945. American journalist noted for his stories about American soldiers on the European and North African fronts during World War II.
- Pyle, Howard 1853-1911. American writer and illustrator of children's books, such as The Wonder Clock (1888), which features his distinctive art nouveau illustrations.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of pile, etc.
- n. A single grain of chaff.
- n. A pore or other orifice or opening of small size, as a micropyle.
- n. United States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)
“Private Gomer Pyle from the movie Full Metal Jacket: Gomer Pyle was something of a fat, lazy neerdowell.”
“This "Gomer Pyle" is nothing but another bible-thumpin ', rifle yielding, sex deprived republican.”
“Kevin Pyle at the Observer has a good recap of the evening.”
“The dialectic of contemporary criticism that would recuperate exileor "diaspora" as a position of authoritative critique fails to take such a supplementary critique of exile into accounta mistake that Shelley, in Pyle's reading, does not make.”
“Captain Pyle placing the American Flag on top of the Freedom Tree.”
“Captain Pyle's wife Elaine and son Phillip were at his side.”
“Before the ceremony, I invited Captain Pyle on stage, behind the closed curtains.”
“Captain Pyle placed the American Flag on the tree top and presented it with full military dignity and salute.”
“Fragments of prescription sunglass lenses, consistent with the eyeglass prescription noted in Pyle's medical records, were among the artifacts recovered.”
“Fragments of prescription sunglass lenses consistent with the eyeglass prescription noted in Pyle's medical records were among the artifacts recovered.”
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