Bradshaw


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Brad·shaw

 (brăd′shô′), Terry Paxton Born 1948.
American football player who, as quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, led his team to four Super Bowl titles between 1975 and 1980.
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Bradshaw

(ˈbrædˌʃɔː)
n
(Railways) a British railway timetable, published annually from 1839 to 1961
[C19: named after its original publisher, George Bradshaw (1801–53)]
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References in classic literature ?
"Stuart," Bradshaw was saying, "listen to the roll call of your judges and address to the court any observations you may have to make."
Bradshaw waited, and as there was no reply there was a moment of silence.
Under his arm might have been observed a red-bound copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Steam Transit and General Guide, with its timetables showing the arrival and departure of steamers and railways.
The vocabulary of Bradshaw is nervous and terse, but limited.
Bradshaw would certainly contain a time-table; but no Bradshaw could be found.
"Put yourself together, Bradshaw," said the lawyer.
The lamps were also lit in the study or library, and I found the Count lying on the sofa, reading, of all things in the world, and English Bradshaw's Guide.
I thought that die I would to see old Joe Bradshaw, who is an infidel and never darkens the door of a church, singing `Safe in the Arms of Jesus' with great gusto and fervor.
Of all eccentrically planned things, from Bradshaw to the maze at Hampton Court, that room was the most eccentric.
"Just look up the trains in Bradshaw," said he, and turned back to his chemical studies.
Cromwell and Bradshaw (not the guide man, but the King Charles's head man) likewise sojourned here.
"John Bradshaw," says Milton, "appears like a consul, from whom the fasces are not to depart with the year; so that not on the tribunal only, but throughout his life, you would regard him as sitting in judgment upon kings." I find it more credible, since it is anterior information, that one man should know heaven, as the Chinese say, than that so many men should know the world.