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

  • Mather, Increase 1639-1723. American clergyman and writer. He and his son Cotton (1663-1728) exerted great theological and political influence on the colony of Massachusetts through their staunch Puritanism and prolific writing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See madder.


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  • In the _Mather Papers_, letters written a score of years before that degree had been conferred on him, are endorsed "Doctor Cotton Mather."

    Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather A Reply

  • Cotton Mather to John Richards, called by the Reviewer "his Letter to the Judges," among the _Mather Papers_, p. 891.

    Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather A Reply

  • Psychologist Jennifer Mather is on stage at TED2009.

    Boing Boing

  • As a Minister Mr. Mather is not only individually involved in the policy but collectively as a member of the executive for the whole range of powers and decisions made by the Executive.

    Second SNP Minister in Shares Scandal

  • Jim Mather is an SNP heavyweight now, and much like Nicola Sturgeon in Govan if he cannot get in on FPTP then I don't see SNP forming any sort of government come May.

    Predictions - Highlands and Islands

  • Other findings, according to an article by Robin Mather Jenkins in the Chicago Tribune:

    Yogurt Changed the Way We Eat

  • Ogilvy & Mather, which is part of WPP, the world's largest ad-agency holding company, is to announce the formation of the social media unit, called Social@Ogilvy, on Monday morning.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Those interested in attending should call The Mather at 847-492-4646. - News

  • Mr. Mather is currently a director of Placer Dome Inc. and the C.D. Howe Institute.

    Technology in the Oil Industry: What's Now and What's Next?

  • In bleaching processes there has been no radical change of system on the large scale since the introduction of the 'Mather' kier in 1885, and the associated change from lime and ash boiling to the caustic soda circulating boil with reduced volume of lye, which this mechanical device rendered practicable.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900


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