Origin of nelson
Examples from the Web for nelson
Contemporary Examples of nelson
Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler—these names come readily to mind when we think of heroes of conscience.The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler
John Henry Crosby
December 26, 2014
At one point, Turness suggested that Gregory have a live band close out the show to commemorate the death of Nelson Mandela.David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown
December 23, 2014
They shared a birthday—July 8—and Nelson always thought that bestowed some sort of personal aura on him.
Nelson wrote a paper at Dartmouth on Standard Oil, which was about as defensive and as deeply researched as you would expect.
Also, when Nelson died and Hugh Morrow did his own oral history project and talked to about 75 Rockefeller associates.
Historical Examples of nelson
A few days before their arrival, Nelson had had what he called a brush with the enemy.
Nelson said of him with truth, upon this occasion, that he was a first-rate general.
The other ships of the line, looking only to Nelson, continued the action.
Nelson was at this time, in all the excitement of action, pacing the quarter-deck.
The whole kingdom of Naples was thus delivered by Nelson from the French.
Word Origin for nelson
type of wrestling hold, 1875, apparently from a proper or surname, but no one now knows whose.
Presently, Stubbs, the more skilful as well as the more powerful of the twain, seizes the luckless Jumper in a terrible gripe, known to the initiated as the Full Nelson. ["Lancashire Recreations," in "Chambers's Journal," April 24, 1875]