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

  • Jewett, Sarah Orne 1849-1909. American writer noted for novels and stories concerning her native Maine. The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) is considered her finest work.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname, derived from a medieval English pet form of Julian.


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  • Aubrey Jewett is an associate professor of political science at the University of Central Florida.

    Health Care Overhaul Becomes Campaign Weapon

  • (He's not to be confused with his contemporary Charles Coffin Jewett, one of the founders of American library cataloguing.)

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Jewett is right that the climax of the play turns on the refusal of the sans-culloterie to support Robespierre and Henriot in Act 3, the play does portray the revolutionary crowd as a personifiable agent, the men of "Paris" (3.15,


  • McConnell said they have e-mailed back and forth ever since, then called Jewett after the ASU assistant expressed interest in offering McConnell a scholarship.

    The Shad Plank

  • But "Jewett," one of Carl Maria Von Weber's exquisite flights of song, is like no other in its intimate interpretation of the prayerful words.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

  • What 14 year-old would hear at his grandfather’s funeral that neither of his parents had the last name Jewett his own last name and not be curious, especially when he’d never heard anything about them or seen any pictures?

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Like Jewett, Pfeil is a stickler for cut-and-dried contract terms.

    Why CIOs are Resetting Information Security Priorities

  • Josh Jewett, senior vice president and CIO for Family Dollar, says the company has taken steps to ensure business partners don't compromise its security.

    Why CIOs are Resetting Information Security Priorities

  • Family Dollar's Jewett says his company has hired a variety of service providers to execute and audit portions of its security program.

    Why CIOs are Resetting Information Security Priorities

  • Among the speakers at Duke's fracking workshop were, from left to right, EPA hydrogeologist David Jewett, ExxonMobil's Michael Parker, and Environmental Defense Fund's chief scientist Steve Hamburg.

    Bill Chameides: Minds Meet on Shale Gas/Fracking


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