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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

dodder, fodder, plodder, prodder • Isolde, solder • absconder, anaconda, Fonda, Golconda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

dodder, fodder, plodder, prodder • Isolde, solder • absconder, anaconda, Fonda, Golconda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder,

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founder

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 67 words.

†smash in XIII; †send to the bottom XIV; (of a horse) stumble and fall, go lame XIV; fill with water

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Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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Founder

Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 3 words.

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Founder’s creditors and reserved powers—some cautionary tales

Paolo Panico.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 2159 words.

In addition to the remedies offered under fraudulent conveyances legislation or some form of ‘veil piercing’, the founder’s creditors may access the foundation assets by exercising their...

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Are Founder CEOs Good Managers?

Victor Manuel Bennett, Megan Lawrence and Raffaella Sadun.

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 12596 words.

We investigate the management practices adopted by firms where the founders are also the CEOs using data from the World Management Survey. We find that founder CEO firms have the lowest...

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The Christian Founders Constantine and Helena

Diliana N. Angelova.

in Sacred Founders

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 12924 words.

This chapter examines how Constantine transformed the discourse of imperial founders that Augustus had bequeathed to later emperors—first, by breaking with ancestral myths and religion and,...

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Hinduism and the Question of Founders

Måns Broo.

in Varieties of Religious Invention

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 7391 words.

This chapter discusses the role of “founders” in Hinduism, a religion that prides itself on not having any identifiable historical initiators but also teems with creators and organizers of...

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Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder

Ruth Rhynas Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 648 words.

Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder, was born in Schaffhausen in Switzerland and was trained in Douai arsenal, but little else is known about his early life. He married and had at...

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Hogge, Ralph (d. 1585), gun-founder

Edmund Teesdale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 982 words.

Hogge, Ralph (d. 1585), gun-founder, was a leading figure in the expansion of the iron industry in the Sussex Weald. Nothing is known of his parentage or place of birth, though he was...

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Fabian Society founders (act. 1884–1900)

James Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. 3400 words.

Fabian Society founders (act. 1884–1900), established a political group that advocated social reconstruction. Named after a doubtful reference to the Roman general Fabius Cunctator's...

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Hazeldine, William (1763–1840), iron-founder

Stephen Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 821 words.

Hazeldine, William (1763–1840), iron-founder, was born at Waters Upton, Shropshire. His parents moved while he was very young to Sowbatch, near a forge at Moreton Corbet, about 7 miles from...

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“Founder and Head of Many Monasteries”

Steven Vanderputten.

in Imagining Religious Leadership in the Middle Ages

June 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 14902 words.

This chapter examines various accounts that describe Richard as institutor et rector—“founder/master and head”—of many monastic communities. Sigebert of Gembloux claimed that Richard was...

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Robert of Arbrissel: The Reluctant Founder

Berenice M. Kerr.

in Religious Life for Women c.1100–c.1350

July 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 23277 words.

This chapter discusses the life of Robert of Arbrissel. He was an itinerant preacher, and founder of the abbey of Fontevraud. He was born at Arbrissel ...

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Nobles other than founders' heirs

Susan Wood.

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

August 2006; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 14994 words.

Alongside the lordship of rulers over many higher churches, and that beginning to emerge of other founders and their heirs, are two other important ways for nobles to tap the economic...

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Finding Judaism’s Founders

Mark Leuchter.

in Varieties of Religious Invention

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 10155 words.

The “myth” of Judaism’s origins involves a linear storyline beginning with patriarchs such as Abraham and Moses who broker a relationship between the people of ancient Israel and their...

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