- Saint,died a.d. 304, Spanish martyr: patron saint of winegrowers.
- a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “conquering.”
Examples from the Web for vincent
Contemporary Examples of vincent
Vincent Fort, a state senator from Georgia, saw big differences between ALEC and SIX.The Left’s Answer to ALEC
December 15, 2014
Vincent praises this effort in particular as “a prime example of being leaders on campus.”Fraternities in a Post-UVA World
December 12, 2014
In letters to Theo, Vincent would preach to younger brother the virtues of life.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind
December 7, 2014
Do you think people are conflating Adrian Grenier with Vincent Chase?
With Entourage and Vincent Chase, do you feel like audiences and producers tend to conflate you with the character?
Historical Examples of vincent
Mr. Percival and Mr. Vincent at this instant came into the room.
Mr. Vincent began to imagine that the poor fellow was out of his senses.
"Mr. Vincent appears to have a good understanding," said Belinda.
Mr. Percival saw this instinct rising in Mr. Vincent, and smiled.
Mr. Vincent thought it the most delightful evening he had ever felt.
Word Origin and History for vincent
masc. proper name, from French, shortened from Latin Vincentius, from vincens "conquering," from vincere "to overcome" (see victor). The name of a 3c. martyr, it was introduced in England c.1200.