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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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Thomas

(ˈtɒməs)
n
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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Thom•as

(ˈtɒm əs)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)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)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 eyesThomas - the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
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Translations
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Tómas
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Thomas

[ˈtɒməs] NTomás
Saint ThomasSanto Tomás
Thomas MoreTomás Moro
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References in classic literature ?
When the subject was brought forward again, her views were more fully explained; and, in reply to Lady Bertram's calm inquiry of "Where shall the child come to first, sister, to you or to us?" Sir Thomas heard with some surprise that it would be totally out of Mrs.
After a short pause Sir Thomas added with dignity, "Yes, let her home be in this house.
Whatever was to be done I must do for myself; and out of the courage of fear I evolved the plan of fighting Thomas Mugridge with his own weapons.
Next morning, after breakfast, Thomas Mugridge began his whet, whet, whet.
What is called Taste, is only another name for Fact.' Thomas Gradgrind nodded his approbation.
'You are not, Cecilia Jupe,' Thomas Gradgrind solemnly repeated,
It was not only for his business cleverness that King Henry loved Sir Thomas. It was for his merry, witty talk.
Then Sir Thomas, holding her tenderly, comforted and blessed her, and at last she took her arms from about his neck and he passed on.
This rig of mine's kinder small for the mail bags and I'm some heftier than Thomas!' Just wait, miss, till I shift these bags a bit and I'll tuck you in somehow.
Thomas wanted to hoe his turnips today so he asked me to come.
Thomas said that they were a pair of babies and as poor as church mice.
Thomas moved away from Bolingbroke to Marysville, and I lived with them until I was eight years old.