Ives [ahyvz] Examples noun

  1. Burl (I·cle Ivanhoe) [burl ik-uh l] /bɜrl ˈɪk əl/, 1909–1995, U.S. actor and folk singer.
  2. Charles Edward,1874–1954, U.S. composer.
  3. Frederic Eugene,1856–1937, U.S. inventor.
  4. James Mer·ritt [mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/, 1824–95, U.S. lithographer.Compare Currier.
  5. a male given name.

Examples from the Web for ives Contemporary Examples of ives

  • Currier and Ives was a printmaking firm based out of New York City from 1834 to 1907.

    The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)

    Kevin Fallon

    December 24, 2014

  • In “Sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.

    The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)

    Kevin Fallon

    December 24, 2014

  • Few authors write more transparently about music than Swafford, who has also penned memorable lives of Brahms and Ives.

    The Best Biographies of 2014, Including Lives of Gandhi, the Koch Brothers, and Jefferson Davis

    William O’Connor

    December 8, 2014

  • Scouting Report: Size-wise, Bob Costas (Syracuse ’74) is clearly the underdog next to Oscar-winner Burl “Big Daddy” Ives.

    March Madness: Which Celebrity Alumni Will Win?

    Michael Solomon

    March 17, 2011

  • Historical Examples of ives

  • Ives and Norton are much used for red wines and sell for top prices.

    Manual of American Grape-Growing

    U. P. Hedrick

  • Diamond Creek mouth was determined accurately by Ives in 1858.

    A Canyon Voyage

    Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

  • Ives is absent—at Rome, I believe, though I did not meet him there.

    Glances at Europe

    Horace Greeley

  • “I can’t stand things that scuttle and slither and crawl,” said Ives.

    Breaking Point

    James E. Gunn

  • But they lowered the boom on Ives when he showed any resilience.

    Breaking Point

    James E. Gunn

  • British Dictionary definitions for ives Ives noun

    1. Charles Edward. 1874–1954, US composer, noted for his innovative use of polytonality, polyrhythms, and quarter tones. His works include Second Piano Sonata: Concord (1915), five symphonies, chamber music, and songs
    2. Frederick Eugene. 1856–1937, US inventor of halftone photography

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