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

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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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He remained at Yale two years, and then threw up the struggle.
At the time of which I write I was nineteen years old, a student at Yale.
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.
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.
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.
John, the oldest, in Yale, had elected to become a man of letters, and, in the meantime, ran his own automobile with the corresponding standard of living such ownership connoted in the college town of New Haven.
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.
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.
Tis one of them Yale lads celebratin' the goose egg they give to the Hartford College.
The lock from the door had been removed altogether, and in its place was the aperture for a Yale latch-key.