Joseph

[ US /ˈdʒoʊsəf, ˈdʒoʊzəf/ ]
NOUN
  1. (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus
  2. leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
  3. (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt
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  • It still perplexes Kross that he survived while the firefighter on the other side of Josephine, Sergeant Bacco, did not. Humble 9/11 hero relives tale of the twin towers for tourists
  • The latest strategy is now seen dropping unsupported accusations across the media spectrum to the effect that the intelligence agency's assignment of Ambassador Joseph Wilson to look into the now-discredited Iraq/Niger/uranium claims were all part of a long-term insidious scheme to try and discredit the Bush Administration. Brad Friedman: Wingnuts Declare Coordinated All-Out Cross-Media War on CIA as Newest Front in TreasonGate!
  • Note 17: Joseph Jérôme Lefrançais de Lalande, L'Art de faire le maroquin, ([Paris, 1766]). de Lalande also published earlier work on a similar subject L'Art du tanneur ([Paris], 1764). back The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  • In the early 1800s, the French weaver Joseph Jacquard invented a loom in which a series of punched cards controlled the patterns of cloth and carpet produced.
  • The efforts of the Emperor Franz Joseph and the ruling elite to divert attention from their country's increasingly threadbare imperial pretensions furnished Musil with comic material galore.
  • -- Morgan Freeman wonka bar aww yes, the joker is back ... maybe Joseph Gordon Levitt could write it? blog comments powered by Disqus Jamie Foxx Writing Laverne & Shirley Feature; Jessica Biel and Jennifer Garner Still Attached to Star | /Film
  • Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness begins and concludes on the Thames, that ‘tranquil waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth’.
  • It is attributed to Joseph Henry Remmey, who is known for similar elaborately incised cobalt blue decoration, especially of stylized birds.
  • In this respect at least, Mozart resembles his comparably productive contemporary Joseph Haydn.
  • The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover. Joseph Addison 
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