Definition of Breese
1. a gadfly [n -S] - See also: gadfly
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Literary usage of Breese
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pioneers of Science in America: Sketches of Their Lives and Scientific Work by William Jay Youmans (1896)
"He married, May 14, 1789, Elizabeth Ann breese, daughter of Rebecca (Finley) and Samuel breese. Rebecca Finley was a daughter of Dr. Samuel Finley, ..."
2. Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois by David W. Lusk (1884)
"SIDNEY breese, He Is the Projector of the Illinois Central Railroad—Hie ... Until the death of Judge breese it had never been quite understood who was ..."
3. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"John H. Clarke [RI], Sidney breese [11l.], Samuel S. Phelps [Vt.], Joseph R. Underwood [Ky.], Andrew P. Butler [8. C.], Henry 8. Foote [Miss. ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"By AIEE CORONA AND RECTIFICATION IN HYDROGEN BY JW DAVIS AND CS breese ABSTRACT OF PAPER The results of an investigation of the corona discharge between ..."
5. Correspondence of James Fenimore-Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1922)
"breese, and went to look at some new steamers with him, the United States and the Southerner. Both fine vessels; particularly the first. ..."