Fiske
biographical name John 1842-1901 originally Edmund Fisk Green American philosopher & historian

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Fiske — is a surname, and may refer to:* Bill Fiske (1905–1975), British politician * Billy Fiske (1911–1940), US sportsman and fighter pilot * Bradley Fiske (1854–1942), United States Naval officer * Donald W. Fiske (1916–2003). US psychologist,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fiske — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Billy Fiske (1911–1940), US amerikanischer Bobfahrer Bradley Allen Fiske (1854–1942), US amerikanischer Marineoffizier Fidelia Fiske (1816–1864), US amerikanische Missionarin George Fiske (1835–1918), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fiske — (spr. fìsk), John (eigentlich Edmund Fiske Green), amerikan. Schriftsteller, geb. 30. März 1842 in Hartford (Connecticut), gest. 9. Juli 1901 zu East Gloucester (Mass.), studierte an der Harvard Universität zu Cambridge, an der er seit 1869… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fiske — [fisk] John (born Edmund Fisk Green) 1842 1901; U.S. historian & philosopher …   English World dictionary

  • Fiske — This interesting and curious surname is of Old Scandinavian origin, and is a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fishseller, or a nickname for someone who bore a fancied resemblance to a fish in some way, from the Old Norse fiskr , a… …   Surnames reference

  • fiske — is., Rum. 1) Parmak uçlarıyla yapılan hafif vuruş Başının altından yastığı çektim ve yüzüne fiskeler hâlinde su serptim. P. Safa 2) sf. İki parmak ucu ile tutulabilen miktarda olan Yeniden dolan bardağa, bizim dost bir fiske kül daha attı. Ç.… …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • Fiske — /fisk/, n. 1. John (Edmund Fisk Green; John Fisk), 1842 1901, U.S. philosopher and historian. 2. Minnie Maddern /mad euhrn/ (Marie Augusta Davey), 1865 1932, U.S. actress. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fiske — [[t]fɪsk[/t]] n. big John (Edmund Fisk Green; John Fisk), 1842–1901, U.S. philosopher and historian …   From formal English to slang

  • fiske — fis|ke vb., r, de, t …   Dansk ordbog

  • fiske — s ( t, n) …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”