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Brad·ley

 (brăd′lē), Francis Herbert 1846-1924.
British philosopher who was influenced by Hegel and who defended the idealist view that reality is experience in its totality.

Brad·ley

 (brăd′lē), Henry 1845-1923.
English lexicographer who was senior editor (1915-1923) of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Bradley

, Omar Nelson 1893-1981.
American general noted for his role in the Allied advance from Normandy into Germany (1944-1945) in World War II.

Bradley

(ˈbrædlɪ)
n
1. (Biography) A(ndrew) C(ecil). 1851–1935, English critic; author of Shakespearian Tragedy (1904)
2. (Biography) F(rancis) H(erbert). 1846–1924, English idealist philosopher and metaphysical thinker; author of Ethical Studies (1876), Principles of Logic (1883), and Appearance and Reality (1893)
3. (Biography) Henry. 1845–1923, English lexicographer; one of the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary
4. (Biography) James. 1693–1762, English astronomer, who discovered the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis

Brad•ley

(ˈbræd li)

n.
1. Omar Nelson, 1893–1981, U.S. general.
2. Thomas (Tom), 1917–98, U.S. politician: mayor of Los Angeles 1973–93.
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Noun1.Bradley - United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
2.Bradley - United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)Bradley - United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
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This is the tale of Bradley after he left Fort Dinosaur upon the west coast of the great lake that is in the center of the island.
The other men scattered for the various trees they had selected--all except Bradley.
The bear halted in its tracks, wheeled toward Bradley and then back again toward Tippet.
Mr Bradley Headstone, highly certificated stipendiary schoolmaster, drew his right forefinger through one of the buttonholes of the boy's coat, and looked at it attentively.
Yet there was enough of what was animal, and of what was fiery (though smouldering), still visible in him, to suggest that if young Bradley Headstone, when a pauper lad, had chanced to be told off for the sea, he would not have been the last man in a ship's crew.
Such were the circumstances that had brought together, Bradley Headstone and young Charley Hexam that autumn evening.
Not a bad day's work," said Bradley, the mate, when he had completed his roll.
Olson--who in spite of his name was Irish, and in spite of his not being Scotch had been the tug's engineer--was standing with Bradley and me.
We speculated upon the probable fate of Bradley and his party of English sailors.
And to think that possibly they are still there--Tyler and Miss La Rue--surrounded by hideous dangers, and that possibly Bradley still lives, and some of his party
In the meantime original work of a high order was being produced both in England and America by such writers as Bradley, Stout, Bertrand Russell, Baldwin, Urban, Montague, and others, and a new interest in foreign works, German, French and Italian, which had either become classical or were attracting public attention, had developed.
Most of them were well- known business men--the Bradleys, the Saltonstalls, Fay, Silsbee, and Carlton.