Definitions of yale

  1. English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor ( 1649- 1721)
  2. a university in Connecticut

Usage examples for yale

  1. Yale men gave it to me at the reunion in '91, as president of the class- had my initials on it- ten years- yes, he looked at the pen offered by the store keeper. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  2. " I remember," said Norris, " one of my favorite professors at Yale always said that civilization was largely dependent upon civilization," and he pointed out the Indians as an illustration. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  3. It was in June, 1888, that Yale College conferred upon Mark Twain the degree of Master of Arts. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  4. " Yale lock," he said. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. Baseball Joe at Yale or Pitching for the College Championship From a preparatory school Baseball Joe goes to Yale University. – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  6. I remembered myself how the ground- floor windows were elaborately bolted and shuttered, and how the doors of all the rooms opening upon the square inner hall were fitted with extra Yale locks, at an unlikely height, not to be discovered by one within the room. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  7. D. Editor of The Literary Review of The New York Evening Post, and a member of the English Department of Yale University. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  8. What do you think of Yale, friend 'Brom? – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. Curiously enough, for a good many years Yale seemed to grow more and more right if judged in the light of these tests. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  10. You might say that I don't slope enough, or not at all, but I'm wire, Yale- drawn. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  11. Received degree of Doctor of Letters from Yale. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  12. His father made a fortune in lumber and sent his son to Yale and all the rest of it. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  13. Sketch of Yale College. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  14. I'd been expelled from Yale in my senior year for gambling. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  15. The door at the top of the steps was also Yale- locked. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart