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 lock," he said. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. Phelps sits in a chair at Yale. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  3. 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
  4. Hector had never taken regular lessons, but a private tutor, whom his father had employed, a graduate of Yale, had instructed him in the rudiments of the " manly art of self- defense," and Hector was very well able to take care of himself against any boy of his own size and strength. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  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 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
  7. In fact, she is to marry a school- master- that is, an assistant professor at Yale. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  8. You might say that I don't slope enough, or not at all, but I'm wire, Yale- drawn. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  9. What do you think of Yale, friend 'Brom? – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. 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
  11. " I think I may send James to Yale," observed his host, " I have a high idea of your college, Mr. Cameron." – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Sketch of Yale College. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. The door at the top of the steps was also Yale- locked. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  19. I'd been expelled from Yale in my senior year for gambling. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow