What is Adams?

  • (noun): American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803).
    Synonyms: Sam Adams, Samuel Adams
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Faneuil Hall - Timeline of Events
... James Bruce, Samuel Adams, Jonathan Williams, and others present 1806—Building remodelled and expanded by Charles Bulfinch 1826 Aug. 2 - Daniel Webster eulogizes John Adams and Thomas Jefferson 1831 July 11- Timothy Fuller speaks "at the request of the Suffolk Anti-Masonic Committee" 1834 Sept ... Peleg Sprague stumps for candidate William Henry Harrison 1843 July 4 - Charles Francis Adams, Sr ...
1936 Open Championship
... In the 71st Open Championship, Alf Padgham won by one stroke over Jimmy Adams ... Cox and Jimmy Adams were tied for the lead, with five players a shot back, including Alf Padgham and Henry Cotton ... Adams and Cotton shared the 54-hole lead, with Padgham and Tom Green a stroke behind ...
Tony Shalhoub - Personal Life
... Shalhoub married actress Brooke Adams in 1992 ... together in several films, one episode of Wings, and Adams has made several guest appearances on Monk, portraying several different side characters, including a flight ... Shalhoub and Adams appeared on Broadway together in the 2010 revival of Lend Me a Tenor ...
Cecil Adams
... Cecil Adams is a name, possibly a pseudonym, designating the American author of The Straight Dope, a popular question and answer column published in The Chicago Reader since 1973 ... Ed Zotti is Adams' current editor ... Billed as the "World's Smartest Human," Adams responds to often unusual inquiries with abrasive humor (often directed against the questioner), and at times exhaustive research into obscure and arcane issues ...
Cecil Adams - Personal Details
... Adams claims that he has "never been photographed," but Ed Zotti, who currently fulfills Adams's publicity engagements, has appeared in at least one photo captioned "Cecil ... In his columns, Adams has revealed a few details of his personal life (although the FAQ section on his website states that chance references to "Mrs ... Adams" may refer to his mother, that he has a brother-in-law, and that he has either children or dwarves as helpers) ...

More definitions of "Adams":

  • (noun): A mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high).
    Synonyms: Mount Adams

Famous quotes containing the word adams:

    There are two things that seem to be at the bottom of our constitutions; one is a continual tendency towards politics; the other is family pride; and it is strange how these two feelings run through all of us.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    The Answer to the Great Question ... Of Life, the Universe and Everything ... Is ... Forty-two.
    —Douglas Adams (b. 1952)

    ...I feel anxious for the fate of our monarchy, or democracy, or whatever is to take place. I soon get lost in a labyrinth of perplexities; but, whatever occurs, may justice and righteousness be the stability of our times, and order arise out of confusion. Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.
    —Abigail Adams (1744–1818)