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Thom·as(tŏm′əs), Saint fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles. According to the New Testament, he doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead until he saw the wounds.
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1. (Biography) Saint. Also called: doubting Thomas. one of the twelve apostles, who refused to believe in Christ's resurrection until he had seen his wounds (John 20:24–29). Feast day: July 3 or Dec 2l or Oct 6
2. (Biography) Ambroise (ɑ̃brwaz). 1811–96, French composer of light operas, including Mignon (1866)
3. (Biography) Dylan (Marlais) (ˈdɪlən). 1914–53, Welsh poet and essayist. His works include the prose Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (1940), the verse collection Deaths and Entrances (1946), and his play for voices Under Milk Wood (1954)
4. (Biography) (Philip) Edward, pen name Edward Eastaway. 1878–1917, British poet and critic: killed in World War I
5. (Biography) R(onald) S(tuart). 1913–2000, Welsh poet and clergyman. His collections include Song at the Year's Turning (1955), Not that He Brought Flowers (1968), and Laboratories of the Spirit (1975)
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1. an apostle who demanded proof of Christ's Resurrection. John 20:24–29.
2. Clarence, born 1948, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1991.
3. Dyl•an (Marlais) (ˈdɪl ən) 1914–53, Welsh poet.
4. George Henry, 1816–70, Union general in the U.S. Civil War.
5. Norman (Mattoon), 1884–1968, U.S. socialist leader.
6. Seth, 1785–1859, U.S. clock designer.
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|Noun||1.||Thomas - United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)|
|2.||Thomas - United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)|
|3.||Thomas - a radio broadcast journalist during World War I and World War II noted for his nightly new broadcast (1892-1981)|
|4.||Thomas - Welsh poet (1914-1953)|
|5.||Thomas - the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes|
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