- Arthur,1872–1922, Irish nationalist leader: a founder of Sinn Fein.
- D(avid Lewelyn) W(ark) [wawrk] /wɔrk/, 1875–1948, U.S. film director and producer.
- a town in NW Indiana.
- a male given name, form of Griffin.
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Examples from the Web for griffith
Trotter and Griffith both recognized the power of film as a mass medium that could influence millions.
It was in this atmosphere that the forces led by Griffith and Trotter clashed.
This rapprochement was The Birth of a Nation that Griffith evoked when he changed the name of his movie from The Clansman.
Griffith is hardly alone amongst the lovelorn, impulsive, and unfortunately tattooed.Melanie, Leave Antonio On Your Arm: The Emotional Politics of Tattoos
June 21, 2014
Griffith Stadium would play a key role in sports history more than five decades later under the Kennedy Administration.The Presidents Who Made America’s Sports
February 17, 2014
Griffith rose, and embraced him with his arms and lips, after the fashion of the day.
Now Carrick bawled that out, and Griffith, who was at the door, heard it.
Griffith tossed and turned in his bed, and spent a stormy night.
Was Mr. Griffith the hero of the company as well as its manager?A Simple Story
Kershaw and Griffith, to the right of the road, suffered most.The Long Roll
- Arthur. 1872–1922, Irish journalist and nationalist: founder of Sinn Féin (1905); president of the Free State assembly (1922)
- D (avid Lewelyn) W (ark). 1875–1948, US film director and producer. He introduced several cinematic techniques, including the flashback and the fade-out, in his masterpiece The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Word Origin and History for griffith
masc. proper name, from Welsh Gruffydd, probably from Latin Rufus, from rufus "red."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper