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A variety of apple having red or red-and-yellow skin and yellowish flesh.

[After Loammi Baldwin (1745-1897), American engineer.]


1. (Biography) James Arthur. 1924–87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
2. (Biography) Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867–1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37)


(ˈbɔld wɪn)

1. James (Arthur), 1924–87, U.S. writer.
2. James Mark, 1861–1934, U.S. psychologist.
3. Roger, 1884–1981, U.S. advocate of constitutional rights.
4. Stanley (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley), 1867–1947, British prime minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37.
5. a variety of red, or red and yellow, winter apple.
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Noun1.Baldwin - United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
2.Baldwin - English statesmanBaldwin - English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
3.Baldwin - an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skinBaldwin - an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
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Finding, then, that, in fact he could not move, he thought himself of having recourse to his usual remedy, which was to think of some passage in his books, and his craze brought to his mind that about Baldwin and the Marquis of Mantua, when Carloto left him wounded on the mountain side, a story known by heart by the children, not forgotten by the young men, and lauded and even believed by the old folk; and for all that not a whit truer than the miracles of Mahomet.
Picture to yourselves my amazement; I shall not easily forget Admiral Baldwin.
According to the laws of chivalry,'' said the foremost of these men, ``I, Baldwin de Oyley, squire to the redoubted Knight Brian de Bois-Guilbert, make offer to you, styling yourself, for the present, the Disinherited Knight, of the horse and armour used by the said Brian de Bois-Guilbert in this day's Passage of Arms, leaving it with your nobleness to retain or to ransom the same, according to your pleasure; for such is the law of arms.
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.
It speaks to him of Baldwin, and Tancred, the princely Saladin, and great Richard of the Lion Heart.
Baldwin, the tax-gatherer, comes in, a-standing where you sit, and says,
Remember it's as dark at six as it is at midnight Would you like to take along some Baldwin apples?
The summer house itself, so airy and so broken, is like one of those old tales, imperfectly remembered; and these living branches of the Baldwin apple tree, thrusting so rudely in, are like your unwarrantable interpolations.
Anyhow, he got both barrels in the face, and there I was, staring down at all that was left of Ted Baldwin.
And when old Louisa Baldwin remarked to me that she thought it very strange that Leslie should never have suspected it wasn't her own husband
The four on this side are all workers, three of them in the service of the bailiff of Sir Baldwin Redvers, and the other, he with the sheepskin, is, as I hear, a villein from the midlands who hath run from his master.
Robert Baldwin, in March 1782, made his will, in which he devised the lands now in question, to the children of his youngest son; soon after which his faculties failed him, and he became altogether childish and died, above eighty years old.