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Custer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Custer United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
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Quotations

  • Joe E. Lewis
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    “I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points.”

Usage

In literature:

I guess General Custer didn't send you to fight the hull township.
"Elder Conklin" by Frank Harris
It was Eye-of-the-Moon who killed my father, Buckskin Jack, in the Custer fight.
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton
One of the few women up or down the river was living that June at the Custer Trail.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
Miss Custer liked being considered a brunette, and directed all the arts of her toilette to the bringing out of that idea.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
Went to the Little bighorn to Custers Tomb.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Custer, Gen. George A., 86.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
That Mrs. Custer is to receive a share of the receipts from its sale will not lessen its circulation.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
Custer and the Seventh Cavalry were to be avenged.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
General Custer, whose regular rank was lieutenant-colonel, found the village with his Seventh Cavalry.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Galesburg's Hotel Custer has sprung a new one on the gadders.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
I've sent word up to Custer at Lincoln.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
From Fort Custer we rode a hundred and thirty miles in ambulances to Fort Keogh.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
If you mix up with Custer, you'll see.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Sir Rose Price became intimate with the brave and unfortunate Custer.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various
In 1868 Inman, Sheridan, and Custer rode continuously for three days through one herd in the Arkansas region.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
NW Custer, 1; 16 mi.
"Geographic Variation in Red-backed Mice (Genus Clethrionomys) of the Southern Rocky Mountain Region" by E. Lendell Cockrum
It was they, too, who overwhelmed Custer and his command on the Little Big Horn in June, 1876.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Private Banion O. Custer, killed.
"The Bright Side of Prison Life" by Samuel A. Swiggett
In this effort he fell over backward, Custer going out of sight in the water.
"Civil War Experiences" by Henry Coddington Meyer
I pulled her dress and looked very stern at her and motioned toward Mr. Custer, but it did not seem to have any impression on her.
"Village Life in America 1852-1872" by Caroline Cowles Richards
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In poetry:

On the bluff of the Little Big-Horn,
At the close of a woful day,
Custer and his Three Hundred
In death and silence lay.
"Miles Keogh's Horse" by John Hay
So Custer and all his fighting men
Lay under the evening skies,
Staring up at the tranquil heaven
With wide, accusing eyes.
"Miles Keogh's Horse" by John Hay

In news:

Custers Last Rally custers -last-stand.
Famous depiction of Custer 's Last Stand makes first-ever auction appearance in Wild West event.
Dorothy Custer turned 101 today.
Custer 's music suits the movie perfectly.
Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen.
Catalfo says he is enthralled with the true story of Felix Vinatieri and Custer 's decision to leave him behind.
Custer 's last stand and your retirement.
Custer 's Last Stand Preview.
Part of the Wild West collection, Custer 's Last Stand premieres on American Experience January 17, 2012.
Custer 's Last Stand: Special Features.
Custer 's Last Stand Chapter 1.
A behind the scenes look at American Experience film " Custer 's Last Stand," premiering January 17, 2012 at 8 pm ET.
CRANSTON- Marie Elizabeth (O'Neill) Custer of Cranston, RI, passed away suddenly on December 23.
Fanning poured in 32 points to lead the Red Devils in a 92-70 win over Reed-Custer.
Stuck deep within a drought cycle, Custer County has experienced precipitation well below average this summer, especially in the later summer months.
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In science:

The clustered graphs have slightly higher means than their random counterparts: 4.05 for the Poisson random graphs verus 4.39 for the clustered graphs; and 3.95 for the exponential random graphs versus 4.14 for the custered graphs.
Evolving Clustered Random Networks
He found that giant planet formation is strongly suppressed in custers with ∼ 105 stars out to around 1 pc or more.
The world according to the Hubble Space Telescope
TABLE III: Ground-state energies for N = 6 electrons in a circular quantum dot within various coupled-custer approximations utilizing an effective Coulomb interaction and the diffusion Monte Carlo (DMC) approach.
Ab initio computation of circular quantum dots
This is caused by either the formation of only a fraction of stars in star clusters, or, when assuming that all stars form in custers, by the dissolution of star clusters caused by the presumably violent transition from their gas-embedded to the gas-free state.
The star formation history of the Large Magellanic Cloud as seen by star clusters and stars
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