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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dorn (Zoöl) A British ray; the thornback.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. dorn, thorn, D. doorn, and G. dorn,fisch stickleback


In literature:

At times it seemed to Dorn that he was even incapable of thinking, that he possessed a plastic vocabulary endowed with a life of its own.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
A few evenings before we left, a large party had collected in honor of General Earl Van Dorn.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
Dorn, Robert C., nominated for canal com., 1865, iii.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Van Dorn says that he led 14,000 men into action.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
It was here that Gen. Van Dorn, of the Confederate army, was shot for a gross insult extended to the wife of a prominent doctor.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
A regiment has been marched out to meet our troops, some say commanded by Van Dorn, which I doubt.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
Benjamin Dorn was a compassionate individual.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
This was done with the aid of several other Union troops, and Van Dorn was pursued as far as Rutherford Creek.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
General Van Dorn, with thirty thousand men, was expected from Arkansas.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Hello there, Van Dorn, how do you do?
"The Award of Justice" by A. Maynard Barbour
I reported immediately to General Curtis's headquarters, and informed him that Van Dorn's Army was moving down that road to his rear.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Tom Van Dorn was, after all, the famous Van Dorn baby!
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
And that name, Van Dorn, eluded him.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
Dorn turned his attention now to Rainbolt.
"Oneness" by James H. Schmitz
This is bad for Van Dorn and Price.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
To-day your procedure for communicating with us must be as follows: Bring the specified sum in cash to the house at 11 Van Dorn street.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Doctor Dorn said he didn't know.
"Out of the Earth" by George Edrich
Van Dorn, enraged by his failure to accomplish his purpose, violated the terms of the capitulation.
"The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
I was down there watching Van Dorn unt Ben McCullough for General Curtis, unt{54} was getting along all right.
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
When Dorn opened his eyes the next morning, a corporal and six halbardiers were standing before his bed.
"Tales from the German. Volume II." by Carl Franz van der Velde

In news:

She was a retired Office Supervisor from Van Dorn Plastics, Inc, in Cleveland.
UK man, Kari Dorn, invented a PMS alert wristband.
Kirstie Alley (third from left) with staffers Saturday at Brickette Lounge, in West… (Joe Dorn ).
Yet, a few days later, after speaking with Steed 's father, Dorne, Judkins believed Steed should come back.
Dorn marks 35th year at Pedricktown church.
Edward W Dorn is marking his 35th year as pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Pedricktown.
According to police, Kieran Richey, 16, did not return to his home near 20th and Van Dorn streets Wednesday night after saying he was going to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
The Continental Westhampton's server uniforms, shown here on Chelle Dorn and Katryn Haynes, take us to 1950s Manhattan, or to the "Mad Men" set, for that egg cream.
Everything in "Einstein on the Beach" is choreographed, including dancing in the current revival by, from left, Katie Dorn, Katherine Helen Fisher, Shakirah Stewart and Sharon Milanese.
Carla Dorn, JohnstonPaula Williams, North AugustaPamela Wise, North Augusta.
Now no timetable has been set to present a new revised sexual abuse policy to the Vatican, but the Bishop Dorn hopes that progress can be made before mid-November when a Conference of Catholic Bishops are scheduled to meet in Washington.
Ackerman-Estvold Engineering and Management Consulting Inc has hired Abbi Dorn as project manager.
Dorn's expertise lies in the area of water resources.
Calvary Community Development Corporation is planning its annual Spring Fling at the Edward W Dorn Center in Pedricktown on June 1, 7 to 10 p.m.
The group was formed after Dorn Peterson tried to get three amendments to the city charter on last November's ballot.

In science:

The antenna, a 9-element portable log-periodic antenna manufactured by Dorne and Margolin, was acquired from FairRadio Co. in Lima, Ohio, for about $60.
Extensive Air Shower Radio Detection: Recent Results and Outlook
Friedman [1986] An introduction to the admissibility spectrum, Logic, Metholology and Philosophy of Science VII, Marcus-Dorn-Weingartner, Eds., North-Holland, 129-139 S. D.
Ordinal Recursion Theory
Dorn, Dynamics of Wilson Observables in NonCommutative Gauge Theory, Phys.
Comments on the Energy-Momentum Tensor in Non-Commutative Field Theories
Dorn, Diagrams of Noncommutative Φ3 Theory from String Theory, Nucl.
Comments on the Energy-Momentum Tensor in Non-Commutative Field Theories
Dorn, “Comments on the energy-momentum tensor in non-commutative field theories”, Phys.
On the energy-momentum tensor in non-commutative gauge theories
Sometimes, for a better description of experimental data, a number of additional harmonics are included in the potential (1.1) (Guyot and Dorn 1967). Note that U0(y), in accordance with extended character of dislocation, is the energy per unit length.
Dislocation Dynamics in a Crystal Lattice (Peierls-Nabarro) Relief