[[t]ˈmæð ər, ˈmæθ-[/t]] n.
1) big Cotton, 1663–1728, American clergyman and author
2) big his father, Increase, 1639–1723, American clergyman

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  • MATHER (I.) — MATHER INCREASE (1639 1723) La première génération de la Nouvelle Angleterre, celle de John Winthrop, de John Cotton, de Thomas Hooker, avait établi sur le continent américain une «Plantation» où l’on pût vivre conformément aux ordonnances du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Mather —   [ mæȓə], Cotton, amerikanischer Theologe und Schriftsteller, * Dorchester (heute zu Boston, Massachusetts) 12. 2. 1663, ✝ Boston (Massachusetts) 13. 2. 1728; stammte von puritanischen Geistlichen ab (sein Vater war der Theologe und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mather — Math er, n. See {Madder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mather — [math′ər, math′ər] 1. Cotton [kät′ n] 1663 1728; Am. clergyman & writer 2. Increase [in′krēs΄] 1639 1723; Am. clergyman & writer: father of Cotton …   English World dictionary

  • Mather — /madh euhr, math /, n. 1. Cotton, 1663 1728, American clergyman and author. 2. his father, Increase /in krees/, 1639 1723, American clergyman and author. * * * (as used in expressions) Greene Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Mather Cotton Mather… …   Universalium

  • Mather — (as used in expressions) Greene, Charles Sumner y Greene, Henry Mather Mather, Cotton Mather, Increase …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mather — This is an English medieval surname of occupational origins. It usually derives from the pre 7th century Olde English word moethere , meaning one who mowed or who possibly operated a primitive form of mowing machine. The need for good hay and… …   Surnames reference

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