- one of a breed of light carriage and saddle horses descended from the stallion Justin Morgan.
Origin of Morgan1
- Charles Lang·bridge [lang-brij] /ˈlæŋˌbrɪdʒ/, 1894–1958, English novelist and critic.
- Daniel,1736–1802, American Revolutionary general.
- Sir Henry,1635?–88, Welsh buccaneer in the Americas.
- John Hunt,1826–64, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
- J(ohn) P(ier·pont) [peer-pont] /ˈpɪər pɒnt/, 1837–1913, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
- his sonJohn Pierpont,1867–1943, U.S. financier.
- Julia,1872–1957, U.S. architect.
- Lewis Henry,1818–81, U.S. ethnologist and anthropologist.
- Thomas Hunt,1866–1945, U.S. zoologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1933.
- a male or female given name.
- Augustus,1806–71, English mathematician and logician.
- William Frend [frend] /frɛnd/, 1839–1917, English novelist and ceramist.
Examples from the Web for morgan
Contemporary Examples of morgan
In October, news broke that Regal hired Morgan Stanley to explore a possible sale.The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’
December 19, 2014
So what we know of Morgan in the past might not be how is in the present.
The other thing everyone is really excited about is the return of Morgan.
Morgan hopefully has a beloved support network, and of course a large fan base to cheer him on.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
In particular, a video of an apparently inebriated Morgan has embarrassed supporters of the referendum.Ganja Vs. Geezers in the Sunshine State
November 3, 2014
Historical Examples of morgan
"He certainly is not lacking in audacity," thought Mr. Morgan.
Mrs. Morgan gave Robert a reception as warm as her husband had done.
"I suspect that I have been deceived," said Mr. Morgan, gravely.
Besides, Mr. Morgan offered to resign his seat in the House of Commons in his favor.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Morgan, with his two regiments and body guard, ran without firing a shot.Ridgeway
- an American breed of small compact saddle horse
Word Origin for Morgan
- Edwin (George). (1920–2010), Scottish poet, noted esp for his collection The Second Life (1968) and his many concrete and visual poems; appointed Scottish national poet 2004
- Sir Henry. 1635–88, Welsh buccaneer, who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English
- John Pierpont. 1837–1913, US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
- (Hywel) Rhodri (ˈrɒdrɪ). born 1939, Welsh Labour politician; first minister of Wales (2000–09)
- Thomas Hunt. 1866–1945, US biologist. He formulated the chromosome theory of heredity. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1933
surname, a very old Celtic name. As a type of horse, 1840, named for Justin Morgan (1747-1798), Vermont horse-breeder and music teacher; the breed was developed from a stallion he owned.
- A unit for expressing the relative distance between genes on a chromosome based on the frequency with which the genes cross over; one unit equals a theoretical crossover value of 100 percent between two loci.
- American biologist. He won a 1933 Nobel Prize for establishing the chromosome theory of heredity by his studies of the fruit fly Drosophila.
- American zoologist whose experiments with fruit flies demonstrated that hereditary traits are carried by genes on chromosomes and that traits can cross over from one chromosome to another. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1933.