Yale


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Yale

 (yāl), Elihu 1649-1721.
Colonial-born English merchant and philanthropist who made a series of contributions to the Collegiate School in Connecticut, which was renamed in Yale's honor (1718).

yale

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a mythical beast with the body of an antelope or goat and swivelling horns

Yale

(yeɪl)

n.
Elihu, 1648–1721, English colonial official, born in America: governor of Madras 1687–92.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yale - a university in ConnecticutYale - a university in Connecticut    
Ivy League - a league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige
New Haven - a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University
2.Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)
Translations

Yale

® [jeɪl] CPD Yale key Nllave f de seguridad
Yale lock Ncerradura f de cilindro
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She would be perfectly safe, he said, as he had just put a new Yale lock on the front door.
in my desk, then here I prospectively ascribe all the honor and the glory to whaling; for a whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
Like a mob of young collegians, they are full of fight, fun, and wickedness, tumbling round the world at such a reckless, rollicking rate, that no prudent underwriter would insure them any more than he would a riotous lad at Yale or Harvard.
When Professor Marsh was out here hunting bones for the chapel of Yale University he found skeletons of horses no bigger than a fox, bedded in the rocks, and he said they were ancestors of my father.
He remained at Yale two years, and then threw up the struggle.
And at a fifth, in New Haven, Bell stood sixteen Yale professors in line, hand in hand, and talked through their bodies--a feat which was then, and is to-day, almost too wonderful to believe.
then here I prospectively ascribe all the honour and the glory to whaling; for a whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
Yes, that is our dream: to turn all earth into the Yale of Ajalon at our pleasure.
I remembered myself how the ground-floor windows were elaborately bolted and shuttered, and how the doors of all the rooms opening upon the square inner hall were fitted with extra Yale locks, at an unlikely height, not to be discovered by one within the room.
The sweeping of that room was my college examination, and never did any youth pass an examination for entrance into Harvard or Yale that gave him more genuine satisfaction.
At Andover, and later at Yale, I had pitched on winning ball teams.
Sir Edward Bransome made his way to his study, opened the door with a Yale key, turned on the electric lights, and crossed slowly to the hearthrug.