Woolner

n. family name; Thomas Woolner (1822-1892), English sculptor and poet

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Woolner — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name Wulfnoth , Middle English Wo(o)lnoth, Wulnod and Wulnaugh . The name is composed of the Olde English elements wulf ,… …   Surnames reference

  • Woolner — Thomas, English sculptor, 1826–1892. See W. tip …   Medical dictionary

  • woolner's — wool·ner s …   English syllables

  • Woolner — /ˈwʊlnə/ (say woolnuh) noun Thomas, 1825–92, British sculptor in Australia 1853–54, modelled a number of medallion portraits of notable Australians …   Australian English dictionary

  • woolner — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woolner, Northern Territory — Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb name = Woolner city = Darwin state = nt caption = lga = City of Darwin postcode = 0820 est = pop = area = propval = stategov = Port Darwin fedgov = Solomon near nw = Fannie Bay near n = Parap near ne =… …   Wikipedia

  • Woolner Brothers — The Woolner Brothers were an American film releasing company formed in 1955 made up of Lawrence (born 22 April 1912 St. Louis, Missouri died 21 July 1985 Las Vegas, Nevada), Bernard (born 9 June 1910 died 21 February 1977), and David Woolner.… …   Wikipedia

  • woolner's tubercle — ˈwu̇lnə(r)z noun or woolner s point or woolner s tip Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: after Thomas Woolner died 1892 English sculptor and poet : darwin s t …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woolner tip — Wool·ner tip (woolґnər) [Thomas Woolner, English sculptor and poet, 1825–1892] tuberculum auriculare …   Medical dictionary

  • Woolner, Thomas — (1825 1892)    Born at Hadleigh, Suffolk, he studied under the sculptor William Behnes from the age of twelve, and in 1842, he entered the schools of the Royal Academy, continuing to be employed by Behnes in his spare time. His first work,… …   British and Irish poets

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