American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sherman, John 1823-1900. American politician. A U.S. senator from Ohio (1861-1877 and 1881-1897), he wrote and sponsored the Sherman Antitrust Act (1890).
- MountSherman A peak, 4,281 m (14,036 ft) high, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado.
- Sherman, Roger 1721-1793. American Revolutionary patriot and politician who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1781), and the U.S. Constitution (1787).
- Sherman, William Tecumseh 1820-1891. American Union general. Appointed commander of all Union troops in the West (1864), he captured Atlanta (1864) and led a destructive March to the Sea, which effectively cut the Confederacy in two.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of shearman.
- n. An English occupational surname for a sheep-shearer.
- n. An American surname derived from the German Schuermann.
- n. An Ashkenazic Jewish occupational surname for a tailor.
- n. A male given name derived from the surnames.
- n. A Sherman tank, main Allied battle tank in World War II.
- n. a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
- n. a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
- n. United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
- n. American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
“SHERMAN DROPS TWO: Brittany May fanned 14 but it wasn't enough as Sherman dropped a 2-0 game to St. Vincent Pallotti (Md.) in the Grand St.and Classic at Myrtle Beach.”
“Delia Sherman is an author, editor, and teacher whose personal genre bias is towards the mythic and the historical, but reads everything from Chaucer to Robertson Davies to Iain Pears.”
“The boy sounds just like Walter Tetley (“The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show,” or Sherman from the Mr. Peabody segments of “Rocky & Bullwinkle,” etc.). metagirl”
““The Fiddler of Bayou Teche” by Delia Sherman is Southern fantasy with a tenebrous twist.”
“The horrific majesty that is Bent, written Martin Sherman, directed by Denis McCourt for the Long Beach Shakespeare Company, begins with the title and pulses through the script, into the actors, and out to the audience (tears, mouths agape, a paralysis before getting up to leave).”
“Nightmares are one thing, parenting a three-year old Cindy Sherman is quite another.”
“Jeff Sherman is an architect and co-founder of the Brooklyn firm Delson or Sherman Architects pc.”
“Public records show Russell and his current wife, Mandy, took out a mortgage for nearly $106,000 on their house in Sherman last July.”
“Jackson, who lives in Sherman Oaks, Calif., still watches plenty of TV sports and find "the creativity can be quite striking" in areas such as camera work.”
“-- DB Richard Sherman is petitioning to receive a fifth year of eligibility after playing just four games in 2009 before a knee injury sidelined him for the season.”
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