Woolman
Woolman \Wool"man\, n.; pl. {Woolmen}. One who deals in wool. [1913 Webster]

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  • Woolman — ist der Name folgender Personen: Collett E. Woolman (1889–1966), einer der Gründer von Delta Air Lines John Woolman (1720–1772), US amerikanischer Quäker Prediger Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Woolman —   [ wʊlmən], John, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * Rancocas (N. J.) 19. 10. 1720, ✝ York 7. 10. 1772; gelernter Schneider, reiste ab 1743 als Wanderprediger umher. Als überzeugter Quäker setzte er sich für humanitäre Ideale ein, für soziale… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Woolman — [wool′mən] John 1720 72; Am. Quaker known for his opposition to slavery & his posthumously published Journal …   English World dictionary

  • woolman — /wool meuhn/, n., pl. woolmen. a person who buys and sells wool; wool dealer. [1350 1400; ME; see WOOL, MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • woolman — n. seller of wool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • woolman — noun (plural woolmen) chiefly historical a wool merchant …   English new terms dictionary

  • woolman — wool·man …   English syllables

  • woolman — ˈwu̇lmən noun (plural woolmen) Etymology: Middle English wolleman, from wolle wool + man : a dealer in wool …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woolman, John — ▪ American religious leader born October 19, 1720, Ancocas, New Jersey [U.S.] died October 7, 1772, York, Yorkshire, England       British American Quaker (Friends, Society of) leader and abolitionist whose Journal is recognized as one of the… …   Universalium

  • Woolman, John — (1720 1772)    Quaker diarist, b. at Burlington, New Jersey, began life as a farm labourer, and then became a clerk in a store. He underwent deep religious impressions, and the latter part of his life was devoted to itinerant preaching and doing… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

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