from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872. American painter and inventor. A portraitist whose subjects included Lafayette, he refined (1838) and patented (1854) the telegraph and developed the telegraphic code that bears his name.
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- proper n. A surname, variant of Morris, from the given name Maurice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The walrus. See walrus.
- n. A clasp for fastening garments in front.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The walrus.
- n. In heraldry, same as sea-lion.
- n. The clasp or fastening of a cope and similar garments, generally made of metal, and set with jewels. Also called pectoral.
- n. A telegram written in the Morse alphabet.
- To write or transmit in the Morse alphabet, as a telegram.
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- n. United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
- n. a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
KENNETH SILVERMAN, AUTHOR, "LIGHTNING MAN: THE ACCURSED LIFE OF SAMUEL F.B. MORSE": Well, Morse felt that everything he accomplished -- and he accomplished a lot -- boomeranged on him.
Sammy Morse is spot on about the London papers and their lack of understanding.
Or, they could move either Josh Willingham or Michael Morse from a corner outfield spot to first base in the event they do not sign Dunn or a comparable first baseman in free agency.
Much like he did with "Dawn of the Gearheads," Scott Morse is posting comics on his blog again.
Scott Morse is considering a line of self-contained "Kirby/Ditko-esque comics" and has asked for opinions abut them over on his blog:
(In addition to inventing the electric telegraph and Morse code, Morse is credited with bringing the daguerreotype process from France to the United States.)
Dist. (1969) principle, and while exceptions have been created to it over the years (most recently, in Morse v. Frederick (2007)), it seems to me that none of the exceptions applyhere.
Well, Eugene, you did push me to supporting the Thomas dissent in Morse v. Frederick ...
I did have the luck of meeting Martin Morse Wooster in D.C., however.
How would he get on using his tactics in some of todays mad places I wonder? on January 2, 2008 at 1: 02 am | Reply James O'Neill's blog: Inspector Morse is dead, alas.