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Zane Grey

Name at birth: Pearl Zane GreyZane Grey was a prolific and popular author of novels about the wild west of the United States, best known for his 1912 novel Riders of the Purple Sage. For nearly three…

Billy Zane Biography

Billy Zane (William George Zane, Jr.) actor Born: 2/24/1966 Birthplace: Chicago   Zane made his film debut in Back to the Future (1985) and also appeared in Part II (1989) as well a…

Brewer's: Zanes

The statues dispersed about the grounds on which the public games of Greece were celebrated. They were the produce of fines imposed on those who infringed the regulations. Source: Diction…

Joel Grey

Joel Grey(Joel Katz)actor, singer, dancerBorn: 4/11/1932Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio The son of renowned nightclub performer and producer Mickey Katz, Joel Grey grew up amid song, dance, and glitz. He …

Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey is a famous sidelight to British royal history. At age 15 she was married to Lord Guilford Dudley as part of a plot to control the English throne after the death of her cousin, the boy …

Joel Grey Biography

Joel Grey(Joel Katz)actor, singer, dancerBorn: 4/11/1932Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio The son of renowned nightclub performer and producer Mickey Katz, Joel Grey grew up amid song, dance, and glitz. He …

Brewer's: Grey Mare

The Grey Mare is the better horse. The woman is paramount. It is said that a man wished to buy a horse, but his wife took a fancy to a grey mare, and so pertinaciously insisted that the gre…

Brewer's: Grey Wethers

These are huge boulders, either embedded or not, very common in the “Valley of Stones” near Avebury, Wilts. When split or broken up they are called sarsens or sarsdens. Source…

Brewer's: Grey Hen

(A). A stone bottle for holding liquor. Large and small pewter pots mixed together are called “hen and chickens.” “A dirty leather wallet lay near the sleeper, ... also a …

Brewer's: Grey Friars

Franciscan friars, so called from their grey habit. Black friars are Dominicans, and White friars Carmelites. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Grey HenGr&#232…