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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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founder

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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founder

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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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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cauldron of sedition

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 75 words.

The nickname of the old Founders' Hall, which was situated in Founders' Court, Lothbury. It was noted for its

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Hassan ben Sabah

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

The old man of the mountain, founder of the sect of the assassins.

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Hyde, Douglas (1860–1949)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 423 words.

Founder of the Gaelic League and first president of Ireland (1938–45). He was born the son of the

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Fridian (d.588)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 91 words.

The Irish founder of a monastery in Lucca, Tuscany. He became bishop there in 560 and was noted for his

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Twelve Apostles of Ireland, the

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

The second rank of Irish monastic founders who received their training at Clonard under St Finnian of Clonard. They

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Davitt, Michael (1846–1906)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 371 words.

Founder of the Land League. He was born to a poor tenant family in Straide, Co. Mayo. When he

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Delargy, James Hamilton (1899–1980)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 113 words.

Folklorist and founder of the Irish Folklore Commission. He was born in Cushendall, Co. Antrim, and educated in Dublin.

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MacAuley, Catherine (1778–1841)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 226 words.

Founder of the Sisters of Mercy. She was born on 29 September 1778 at Stormanstown House, near the site of

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Maelruain (d.792)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 55 words.

A disciple, as his name suggests, of Ruadhan of Lorrha. He was the founder of the monastery of Tallaght, Co.

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Kelly, Luke (1940–84)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 202 words.

He was born in Dublin on 17 November 1940 and was one of the founder members of The Dubliners, but

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Rice, Edmund Ignatius (1762–1844)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 202 words.

Founder of the Christian Brothers. He was born to a prosperous farming family in Callan in Co. Kilkenny on

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Donnán (d.617)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 103 words.

A disciple of Colum Cille, and founder of a monastery on Eigg c.600. At Easter 617 he

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Gregory, Lady (1852–1932)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 397 words.

Augusta Gregory, writer, patron, co-founder of the Abbey Theatre, and one of the central figures, along with her

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Smurfit, Michael (b.1936)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 61 words.

He was born in Lancashire on 7 August 1936, the son of John Jefferson Smurfit, founder of the

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Stephens, James Kenneth (1824–1901)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 301 words.

Fenian and founder of the irb. He was born in Kilkenny and trained as an engineer. He was a

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