Definition for bartholomew (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for bartholomew
The door had opened; he heard the swish of skirts, and knew it could not be General Bartholomew.
General Bartholomew was at Harrogate, and her letter had been sent on to him there, wrote a polite secretary.
Yes, she was a capable woman, far more capable than even General Bartholomew realised.
Your mother purchased the house at 1010 Bartholomew on the 5th of March 1941.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Bartholomew Columbus marched thither, therefore, and was received with great honours, by the cacique and by his sister.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
British Dictionary definitions for bartholomew
noun Saint Bartholomew
Word Origin and History for bartholomew
masc. proper name, from Old French Barthelemieu, from Latin Bartholomæus, from Greek Bartholomaios, from Aramaic bar Talmay, literally "son of Talmai," from the proper name Talmai, "abounding in furrows." One of the 12 Apostles, his festival is Aug. 24. On this date in 1572 took place the massacre of Protestants in France. Bartholomew Fair was held annually from 1133 to 1855 at West Smithfield.