baldwin


baldwin

< /məˈθaɪ əs/, 1795–1866, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist.

  • Roger,1884–1981, U.S. advocate of constitutional rights: a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Stanley1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, 1867–1947, British statesman: prime minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37.
  • a variety of red, or red and yellow, winter apple, grown especially in the northeast U.S.
  • a town on S Long Island, in SE New York.
  • a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
  • noun

    1. 1058–1118, king of Jerusalem 1100–18: fought in the first crusade.

    noun

    1. James Arthur . 1924–87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
    2. Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867–1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37)

    noun

    1. 1058–1118, crusader and first king of Jerusalem (1100–18), who captured Acre (1104), Beirut (1109), and Sidon (1110)

    masc. proper name, from Old French Baldoin (Modern French Baudouin), from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German Baldawin, literally “bold friend,” from bald “bold” (see bold) + wini “friend” (see win). A popular Flemish name, common in England before and after the Conquest.

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