Dominic


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Dom·i·nic

 (dŏm′ə-nĭk), Saint 1170?-1221.
Spanish-born priest who preached against the Albigensian heresy and founded the Dominican order of friars (1216).

Dominic

(ˈdɒmɪnɪk)
n
(Biography) Saint. original name Domingo de Guzman. ?1170–1221, Spanish priest; founder of the Dominican order. Feast day: Aug 7

Dom•i•nic

(ˈdɒm ə nɪk)

n.
Saint, 1170–1221, Spanish priest: founder of the Dominican order.
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Noun1.Dominic - (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)Dominic - (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Dominic

[ˈdɒmɪnɪk] NDomingo
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It was our signal, invariably heard by the ever-watchful Dominic, the PADRONE.
I was the harbinger of sudden departures, but there was nothing in the world sudden enough to take Dominic unawares.
A one-eyed giant would not have had the ghost of a chance against Dominic Cervoni, of Corsica, not Ithaca; and no king, son of kings, but of very respectable family - authentic Caporali, he affirmed.
For want of more exalted adversaries Dominic turned his audacity fertile in impious stratagems against the powers of the earth, as represented by the institution of Custom-houses and every mortal belonging thereto - scribes, officers, and guardacostas afloat and ashore.
Late that night I went in search of Dominic. That Mediterranean sailor was just the man I wanted.
All formality soon vanished between us and before very long I discovered myself sitting cross- legged, too, while I held forth on the qualities of different Mediterranean sailing craft and on the romantic qualifications of Dominic for the task.
She observed also that she wished to see Dominic some day; to set her eyes for once on a man who could be absolutely depended on.
This I have perceived to be also the greatest of Dominic's concerns.
Dominic! Sir sailor, but do whales have christenings?
Dennis did admit that he hired Fuentes at his company, Great Supreme Trucks and Equipment Inc., after being fired by Dominic.
Dominic's wife, Ann, and his two other brothers were present.
Luib tagged Dominic's brother Dennis as the mastermind.