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Thom·as

 (tŏm′əs), Saint fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles. According to the New Testament, he doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead until he saw the wounds.

Thomas

(ˈtɒməs)
n
1. (Biography) Saint. Also called: doubting Thomas. one of the twelve apostles, who refused to believe in Christ's resurrection until he had seen his wounds (John 20:24–29). Feast day: July 3 or Dec 2l or Oct 6
2. (Biography) Ambroise (ɑ̃brwaz). 1811–96, French composer of light operas, including Mignon (1866)
3. (Biography) Dylan (Marlais) (ˈdɪlən). 1914–53, Welsh poet and essayist. His works include the prose Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (1940), the verse collection Deaths and Entrances (1946), and his play for voices Under Milk Wood (1954)
4. (Biography) (Philip) Edward, pen name Edward Eastaway. 1878–1917, British poet and critic: killed in World War I
5. (Biography) R(onald) S(tuart). 1913–2000, Welsh poet and clergyman. His collections include Song at the Year's Turning (1955), Not that He Brought Flowers (1968), and Laboratories of the Spirit (1975)

Thom•as

(ˈtɒm əs)

n.
1. an apostle who demanded proof of Christ's Resurrection. John 20:24–29.
2. Clarence, born 1948, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1991.
3. Dyl•an (Marlais) (ˈdɪl ən) 1914–53, Welsh poet.
4. George Henry, 1816–70, Union general in the U.S. Civil War.
5. Norman (Mattoon), 1884–1968, U.S. socialist leader.
6. Seth, 1785–1859, U.S. clock designer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thomas - United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
2.Thomas - United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)Thomas - United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
3.Thomas - a radio broadcast journalist during World War I and World War II noted for his nightly new broadcast (1892-1981)Thomas - a radio broadcast journalist during World War I and World War II noted for his nightly new broadcast (1892-1981)
4.Thomas - Welsh poet (1914-1953)
5.Thomas - the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyesThomas - the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
Translations
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[ˈtɒməs] NTomás
Saint ThomasSanto Tomás
Thomas MoreTomás Moro
References in classic literature ?
About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet's lady, with all the comforts and consequences of an handsome house and large income.
Their homes were so distant, and the circles in which they moved so distinct, as almost to preclude the means of ever hearing of each other's existence during the eleven following years, or, at least, to make it very wonderful to Sir Thomas that Mrs.
Thomas wanted to hoe his turnips today so he asked me to come.
Bime-by Thomas began to come up and so did the other feller -- William Obadiah Seaman, his name was.
Thomas said that they were a pair of babies and as poor as church mice.
Thomas moved away from Bolingbroke to Marysville, and I lived with them until I was eight years old.
Thomas Gradgrind, sir - peremptorily Thomas - Thomas Gradgrind.
In such terms, no doubt, substituting the words 'boys and girls,' for 'sir,' Thomas Gradgrind now presented Thomas Gradgrind to the little pitchers before him, who were to be filled so full of facts.
Thus it came about that Sir Thomas could hardly ever get home to his wife and children, where he most longed to be.
Not a word did Sir Thomas say, but as he held her there the tears fell fast from his eyes, while from the crowd around broke the sound of weeping.
Three days of rest, three blessed days of rest, are what I had with Wolf Larsen, eating at the cabin table and doing nothing but discuss life, literature, and the universe, the while Thomas Mugridge fumed and raged and did my work as well as his own.
It was plainly Thomas Mugridge's intention to make me pay for those three days.