Yale


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Yale

 (yāl), Elihu 1649-1721.
Colonial-born English merchant and philanthropist who made a series of contributions to the Collegiate School in Connecticut, which was renamed in Yale's honor (1718).

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a mythical beast with the body of an antelope or goat and swivelling horns

Yale

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n.
Elihu, 1648–1721, English colonial official, born in America: governor of Madras 1687–92.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yale - a university in ConnecticutYale - a university in Connecticut    
Ivy League - a league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige
New Haven - a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University
2.Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)
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Yale

® [jeɪl] CPD Yale key Nllave f de seguridad
Yale lock Ncerradura f de cilindro
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This went on till he was nineteen, then he was sent to Yale. He went handsomely equipped with "conditions," but otherwise he was not an object of distinction there.
At the time of which I write I was nineteen years old, a student at Yale. One day I received a telegram from my father of such urgency that in compliance with its unexplained demand I left at once for home.
Like a mob of young collegians, they are full of fight, fun, and wickedness, tumbling round the world at such a reckless, rollicking rate, that no prudent underwriter would insure them any more than he would a riotous lad at Yale or Harvard.
At Andover, and later at Yale, I had pitched on winning ball teams.
"I suppose you don't remember if it was a Yale on the front door as well?"
John, the oldest, in Yale, had elected to become a man of letters, and, in the meantime, ran his own automobile with the corresponding standard of living such ownership connoted in the college town of New Haven.
When Professor Marsh was out here hunting bones for the chapel of Yale University he found skeletons of horses no bigger than a fox, bedded in the rocks, and he said they were ancestors of my father.
in my desk, then here I prospectively ascribe all the honor and the glory to whaling; for a whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
She would be perfectly safe, he said, as he had just put a new Yale lock on the front door.
It was an ordinary key of the Yale type, with a bit of twisted wire through the handle.
And at a fifth, in New Haven, Bell stood sixteen Yale professors in line, hand in hand, and talked through their bodies--a feat which was then, and is to-day, almost too wonderful to believe.
In 1909, barely fourteen years of age, he was ready--"more than ready" the headmaster of the academy said--to enter Yale or Harvard.