Definition of Naismith

1. Noun. United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939).

Exact synonyms: James Naismith
Generic synonyms: Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue



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Literary usage of Naismith

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1. Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Buryingground, Edinburgh, 1658-1700by Edinburgh (Scotland), Kirk of the Greyfriars, Greyfriars' Churchyard, Henry Paton, Scottish Record Society by Edinburgh (Scotland), Kirk of the Greyfriars, Greyfriars' Churchyard, Henry Paton, Scottish Record Society (1902)
"Naismith, Elizabeth, widow of John Corse, indweller 14 Nov. 1673 „ Francis, macer ; Henderson tomb ; a truf 13 Apr. 1693 „ Helen, wife of John Clark, ..."

2. Paisley Poets: With Brief Memoirs of Them, and Selections from Their Poetry by Robert Brown (1890)
"He was first a partner in the firm of Parlane & Naismith, and now is a partner ... Mr. Naismith is married to a daughter of the late Mr. Alexander Gardner, ..."

3. Minstrelsy of the Merse: The Poets and Poetry of Berwickshire : a Country by William Shillinglaw Crockett (1893)
"ROBERT Naismith. 1822-1891. THE Rev. Robert Naismith, for over thirty years an esteemed Berwickshire minister, was born near Lesmahagow on 4th August, 1822. ..."

4. General Report of the Agricultural State, and Political Circumstances, of by John Sinclair (1814)
"By JOHN Naismith, Esq. It is proposed to institute a candid enquiry into the nature and advantages of old turf, and to ascertain how far the assertions or ..."

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