Definitions for: Lewis

[n] English critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963)
[n] United States novelist who satirized middle-class America (1885-1951)
[n] United States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)
[n] United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)
[n] United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
[n] United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)

Webster (1913) Definition: Lew"is (l[=u]"[i^]s), Lewisson Lew"is*son (-s[u^]n),
1. An iron dovetailed tenon, made in sections, which can be
fitted into a dovetail mortise; -- used in hoisting large
stones, etc.

2. A kind of shears used in cropping woolen cloth.

Lewis hole, a hole wider at the bottom than at the mouth,
into which a lewis is fitted. --De Foe.

Synonyms: C. S. Lewis, Carl Lewis, Clive Staples Lewis, Frederick Carleton Lewis, Harry Sinclair Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis, John L. Lewis, John Llewelly Lewis, Meriwether Lewis, Sinclair Lewis

See Also: adventurer, author, explorer, jumper, labor leader, pianist, piano player, rock star, sprinter, writer

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