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alderman
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

9 uses
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Definition
a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council) in some towns and cities in the U.S., Canada and Australia
  • Like the wedding present alderman Hooper gave us.
    Episode 6 — Hades (92% in)
  • Alderman Robert O'Reilly emptying the port into his soup before the flag fell.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (14% in)
  • Bobbob lapping it for the inner alderman.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (14% in)
  • On the steps of the City hall Councillor Nannetti, descending, hailed Alderman Cowley and Councillor Abraham Lyon ascending.
    Episode 10 — Wandering Rocks (74% in)
  • BLOOM: (In alderman's gown and chain) Electors of Arran Quay, Inns Quay, Rotunda, Mountjoy and North Dock, better run a tramline, I say, from the cattlemarket to the river.
    Episode 15 — Circe (28% in)
  • LATE LORD MAYOR HARRINGTON: (In scarlet robe with mace, gold mayoral chain and large white silk scarf) That alderman sir Leo Bloom's speech be printed at the expense of the ratepayers.
    Episode 15 — Circe (29% in)
  • 46 a.m. on the 21 March 1896, matrimonial gift of Matthew Dillon: a dwarf tree of glacial arborescence under a transparent bellshade, matrimonial gift of Luke and Caroline Doyle: an embalmed owl, matrimonial gift of Alderman John Hooper.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (57% in)
  • Before the mirror the matrimonial gift of Alderman John Hooper with a clear melancholy wise bright motionless compassionate gaze regarded Bloom while Bloom with obscure tranquil profound motionless compassionated gaze regarded the matrimonial gift of Luke and Caroline Doyle.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (57% in)
  • ...a farmer at the Royal Dublin Society's Horse Show, Maggot O'Reilly, Matthew Dillon, Valentine Blake Dillon (Lord Mayor of Dublin), Christopher Callinan, Lenehan, an Italian organgrinder, an unknown gentleman in the Gaiety Theatre, Benjamin Dollard, Simon Dedalus, Andrew (Pisser) Burke, Joseph Cuffe, Wisdom Hely, Alderman John Hooper, Dr Francis Brady, Father Sebastian of Mount Argus, a bootblack at the General Post Office, Hugh E. (Blazes) Boylan and so each and so on to no last term.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (92% in)

There are no more uses of "alderman" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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