any of several weevils, especially of the genera Calendra and Sitophilus, that feed on various grasses.
William C(hristian) 1891–1967, U.S. diplomat and journalist. Historical Examples Seventeen Booth Tarkington Seventeen Booth Tarkington The Boy Grew Older Heywood Broun Seventeen Booth Tarkington Seventeen Booth Tarkington Seventeen Booth Tarkington Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2 John Wilson Townsend Seventeen Booth Tarkington The Wonderful Story of Washington Charles M. Stevens Personal recollections and […]
Edgar Rice, 1875–1950, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. John, 1837–1921, U.S. naturalist and essayist. William Seward, 1855–98, U.S. inventor of the adding machine. his grandson, William S(eward) 1914–1997, U.S. novelist. Contemporary Examples The Original Sexy Beast Anthony Haden-Guest July 1, 2009 The 10 Best Books About the Motor City Bill Morris July 31, 2014 Can […]
William Austin, 1792–1858, U.S. surveyor and inventor. a male given name, form of Albert, Herbert, Bertram, Burton. Contemporary Examples The Full List of Madoff Victims The Daily Beast February 5, 2009 Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt February 19, 2010 Burt’s Bees Co-Founder Burt Shavitz on the Doc ‘Burt’s Buzz,’ and Losing Millions Marlow Stern […]
William, 1692–1766, English type founder and designer. Printing. an old-style type modeled after the types designed by William Caslon. Historical Examples Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding […]