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Dwyane Wade

Name at birth: Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr.Three years after he joined the NBA, guard Dwyane Wade led the Miami Heat to the 2006 championship and drew early comparisons to basketball legend Michael Jordan.…

Brewer's: Brent

Without a wrinkle. Burns says of John Anderson, in his prime of life, his “locks were like the raven,” and his “bonnie brow was brent” (without a wrinkle). Source:…

Brewer's: Wade

(1 syl.), to go through watery places, is the Anglo-Saxon wad (a ford), wadan (to ford or go [through a meadow]). (See Weyd-Monat.) Gen…

Brewer's: Wade's Boat

named Guingelot. Wade was a hero of mediaeval romance, whose adventures were a favourite theme in the sixteenth century. Mons. F. Michel has brought tog…

Brewer's: Brent-hill

means the eyebrows. Looking or gazing from under brent-hill. In Devonshire means “frowning at one;” and in West Cornwall to brend means to wrinkle the brows. It is very remarka…

Brewer's: Brent-goose

(A ). Properly a brant-goose, the branta bernicla, a brownish-grey goose of the genus branta. For the people of the village Saw the flock of brant with wonder. Longfellow: Hiawatha, part x…

Richard BRENT

Senate Years of Service: 1809-1814Party: Democratic RepublicanBRENT, Richard, (uncle of William Leigh Brent and nephew of Daniel Carroll), a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born at …

Brent SPENCE

SPENCE, Brent, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., December 24, 1874; attended public and private schools; was graduated from the law department of the Univer…

Brent Spiner

Brent SpineractorBorn: 2/2/1949Birthplace: Houston, Texas Spiner's acting career began with a bit part in Stardust Memories (1980) and a Broadway stint in Sunday in the Park with George (1978…

Wade HAMPTON

Senate Years of Service: 1879-1891Party: DemocratHAMPTON, Wade, (grandson of Wade Hampton [1752-1835]), a Senator from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., March 28, 1818; received private…