Anthony Ashley, 1st, 3rd, and 7th Earl of .
Gary (Frank James Cooper) 1901–61, U.S. actor.
Hugh Lincoln, 1865–1937, U.S. hydraulic engineer.
[fen-uh-mawr,, -mohr] /ˈfɛn əˌmɔr,, -ˌmoʊr/ (Show IPA), 1789–1851, U.S. novelist.
Leon N. born 1930, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1972.
Peter, 1791–1883, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, reformer, and philanthropist.
Also called hooper. a person skilled in making and repairing barrels, casks, etc
(transitive) to make or mend (barrels, casks, etc)
(intransitive) to work as a cooper
Anthony Ashley. See (Earl of) Shaftesbury
Cary (Lynn). born 1940, British psychologist, noted for his studies of behaviour at work and the causes and treatment of stress
Gary, real name Frank James Cooper. 1901–61, US film actor; his many films include Sergeant York (1941) and High Noon (1952), for both of which he won Oscars
Sir Henry. 1934–2011, British boxer; European heavyweight champion (1964; 1968–71)
James Fenimore 1789–1851, US novelist, noted for his stories of American Indians, esp The Last of the Mohicans (1826)
Leon Neil. born 1930, US physicist, noted for his work on the theory of superconductivity. He shared the Nobel prize for physics 1972
Samuel 1609–72, English miniaturist
“craftsman who makes wooden vessels,” attested from late 12c. as a surname, either from Old English (unattested) or from a Low German source akin to Middle Dutch cuper, East Frisian kuper, from Low German kupe (German Kufe) “cask,” cognate with Medieval Latin cupa (see coop (n.)).
A dry cooper makes casks, etc., to hold dry goods, a wet cooper those to contain liquids, a white cooper pails, tubs, and the like for domestic or dairy use. [OED]
The surname Cowper (pronounced “cooper”) preserves a 15c. spelling.
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of, 1621–83, English statesman. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of, 1671–1713, English moral philosopher (grandson of Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury). Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of, 1801–85, English philanthropist. Historical Examples The modern improvements of Shaftesbury Avenue were as yet unmade, and the foreign district of London […]
Anthelme [ahn-telm] /ɑ̃ˈtɛlm/ (Show IPA), 1755–1826, French jurist, writer, and gastronome. Historical Examples These are little gastronomic felicities which Brillat-Savarin, otherwise so complete an author, overlooked in his book. The Red Inn Honore de Balzac “I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner,” said Brillat-Savarin, beginning an anecdote. The Devil’s Dictionary Ambrose Bierce None more […]
noun (pl) -helices (-ˈhiːlɪsiːz), -helixes (anatomy) a prominent curved fold of cartilage just inside the outer rim of the external ear anthelix ant·he·lix (ānt-hē’lĭks) or an·ti·he·lix (ān’tē-, ān’tī-) n. Ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the auricle helix.
- Anthony burgess
Anthony, 1917–93, English novelist and critic. (Frank) Gelett [juh-let] /dʒəˈlɛt/ (Show IPA), 1866–1951, U.S. illustrator and humorist. Thornton Waldo, 1874–1965, U.S. author, especially of children’s books. a male given name. Contemporary Examples Her attention to language—and the breakdown of language—invites comparisons to writers like anthony burgess and Lewis Carroll. This Week’s Hot Reads: April 21, […]