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

  • Standish, Miles or Myles 1584?-1656. English colonist in America. Hired by the English Pilgrims to accompany them on their voyage to the New World (1620), he emerged as a military and political leader in the difficult early years of the colony.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stand, or case, for pen and ink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inkstand; also, a case for writing-materials.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth Colony (1584-1656)


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  • STANDISH - The Maine Wardens Service is praising a Standish mother for calling for help right after she noticed her 3-year-old son had gone missing while chasing his dog.

    Morning Sentinel News

  • The prison in Standish, Michigan, is slated for closure but would stay open if Guantanamo detainees are sent there.

    Feds to tour Michigan prison where Gitmo detainees could go

  • Shaking hands with Captain Standish in the cathedral, he had thought: I would never have allowed this man an overdraft; he has the forced confidence of the untrustworthy; his eyes are far too bright

    48 entries from October 2007

  • He meets the multi-faceted Captain Standish, equally disturbed by the war who has dealt with the aftermath in an entirely different way.

    48 entries from October 2007

  • One aside, Sal – you should not be putting words in Standish's mouth.

    College professor: "Flunk the IDiots"

  • Show me some ID friendly student types who can, for example, read Stegemann and Bock's latest paper and admit that Standish is wrong, that perhaps the ID party line needs to be modified.

    College professor: "Flunk the IDiots"

  • Therefore, Art is inaccurate to claim that Standish would say, "the results of Bock's group cannot possibly be correct" because the sense of Standish's statement is described below in Standish's own words, meaning the state of the ancestral cell, not the cell today.

    College professor: "Flunk the IDiots"

  • One could read your post and conclude that Standish is even more ignorant than he may be.

    College professor: "Flunk the IDiots"

  • It's not whether or not Standish is wrong (even though he is, and your misdirection doesn't change that), it's that ID-friendly students will never, ever, ever admit that anything they read in the ID literature is wrong.

    College professor: "Flunk the IDiots"

  • "Somebody strike a light, my thumb's out of joint," said one of the men, Parsons, a swarthy, saturnine man, boat-steerer in Standish's boat, in which Harrison was puller.

    Chapter 15


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