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Brewer's: Great

(The). ABBAS I., Shah of Persia. (1557, 1585-1628.) ALBERTUS MAGNUS, the schoolman. (1193-1280.) ALFONSO III., King of Asturias and Leon. (848, 866-912.) ALFRED, of England. (849, 871-901.)…

The Great Apes

The Great Apes Fast facts on these amazing animals by Holly Hartman Read great ape profiles Famous Researchers Dian FosseyJane GoodallRelated Links Scientific ClassificationEncyclopedia: Ap…

Peter the Great

Name at birth: Petr AlekseevichPeter the Great was the Russian czar who transformed Russia from an isolated agricultural society into an Empire on a par with European powers. Peter was the son of Cza…

Brewer's: Great Go

A familiar term for a university examination for degrees: the “previous examination” being the “Little Go.” “Great Go” is usually shortened into “G…

Brewer's: Great Captain

(See Captain.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great Cham of LiteratureGreat Bullet-head A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W …

Brewer's: Great Commoner

(The). William Pitt (1759-1806). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great Cry and Little WoolGreat Cham of Literature A B C D E F G H I J K L M N …

Brewer's: Great Dauphin

(See Grand.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great ElectorGreat Cry and Little Wool A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y …

Brewer's: Great Elector

(The). Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620, 1640-1688). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great GoGreat Dauphin A B C D E F G H I J K L …

Brewer's: Great Harry

(The). A man-of-war built by Henry VII., the first of any size constructed in England. It was burnt in 1553. (See Henry Grace De Dieu.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Br…

Brewer's: Great Mogul

The title of the chief of the Mogul Empire, which came to an end in 1806. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great MotherGreat Men A B C D E F G H I J …