Sebastian


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Se·bas·tian

 (sə-băs′chən), Saint fl. c. ad 280.
Roman Christian martyr whose impalement by arrows was a favorite subject for medieval and Renaissance artists.

Sebastian

(sɪˈbæstjən)
n
(Biography) Saint. died ?288 ad, Christian martyr. According to tradition, he was first shot with arrows and then beaten to death. Feast day: Jan 20
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Sebastian
References in classic literature ?
Of those fine cavaliers, the young Dons, Pedro and Sebastian, were on the closer terms with me; and hence the interluding questions they occasionally put, and which are duly answered at the time.
Well for our northern friend, Dame Isabella's Inquisition wanes in Lima," laughed Don Sebastian.
Geoffrey of Monmouth's Histories, translated by Sebastian Evans.
Sebastian lived under ground for some time while he was being hunted; he went out one day, and the soldiery discovered and shot him to death with arrows.
Cape San Sebastian nearly ahead seemed to recede from us in the squalls of rain, and come out again to meet our rush, every time more distinct between the showers.
This, gentlemen, is Colonel Sebastian Moran, once of Her Majesty's Indian Army, and the best heavy-game shot that our Eastern Empire has ever produced.
The man that the whole force has been seeking in vain--Colonel Sebastian Moran, who shot the Honourable Ronald Adair with an expanding bullet from an air-gun through the open window of the second-floor front of No.
But when they dug Sebastian out he was dead--stiff like a frozen carcass.
His chief of staff is Colonel Sebastian Moran, as aloof and guarded and inaccessible to the law as himself.
Sebastian Carrington from Hinckley achieved a Distinction in the Singing Diploma from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music - aged 11.
Sebastian told deputies in January he was brought to the area against his will and was seeking Warren County Department of Social Services assistance.
San Sebastian is expected to unleash its depleted but unyielding lineup when it guns for its fourth straight win today in NCAA women's volleyball at The Arena in San Juan City.