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Wolf

(in music). In almost all stringed instruments (as the violin, organ, piano, harp, etc.) there is one note that is not true, generally in the bass strin…

Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb A poor woodman sat in his cottage one night, smoking his pipe by the fireside, while his wife sat by his side spinning. 'How lonely it is, wife,' said he, as he puffed out a long cur…

Tom

Between “Tom” and “Jack” there is a vast difference. “Jack” is the sharp, shrewd, active fellow, but Tom the honest dullard. Counterfeits are “Jack…

Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe was an American writer from North Carolina known for his autobiographical novels, especially Look Homeward, Angel and You Can't Go Home Again. He grew up in rural North Carolina …

Peter Wolf

Sleepless Artemis There aren't many singers who could land both Mick Jagger and Keith Richards as musical guests on their album, but then again, Peter Wolf isn't your fun-of-the-mill ro…

Wolf Lake

CBSWednesday 10:00–11:00 p.m.; cancelledCast:Lou Diamond Phillips, Mia Kirshner, Tim Matheson, Graham Greene, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Bruce McGill, Scott Bairstow It's not a good sign w…

Scott Wolf

Scott Wolf actorBorn: 6/4/1968Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts A graduate of George Washington University, Wolf did work at Stagehouse West in California and had recurring roles on televis…

Wolf Men

Giraldus Cambrensis tells us (Opera, vol. v. p. 119) that Irishmen can be “changed into wolves.” Nennius asserts that the “descendants…

George WOLF

WOLF, George, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Allen Township, Northampton County, Pa., August 12, 1777; pursued preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1799 and…

Cry Wolf

(See Wolf.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Crystal HillsCry Vinegar 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 Z Related Cont…