Carl (Frederick Carlton Lewis) born 1961, U.S. track and field athlete.
C(ecil) Day, 1904–72, British poet: poet laureate after 1968.
[stey-puh lz] /ˈsteɪ pəlz/ (Show IPA), (“Clive Hamilton”) 1898–1963, English novelist and essayist.
Edward, 1918–2004, U.S. biologist: Nobel Prize 1995.
Gilbert Newton, 1875–1946, U.S. chemist.
(Harry) Sinclair, 1885–1951, U.S. novelist, playwright, and journalist: Nobel Prize 1930.
Henry, 1932–96, U.S. orchestral conductor.
Isaac Newton, 1858–1931, U.S. soldier and inventor.
Jerry Lee, born 1935, U.S. country-and-western and rock-‘n’-roll singer, musician, and composer.
John (Aaron) 1920–2001, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, and musical director.
John L(lewellyn) 1880–1969, U.S. labor leader.
Matthew Gregory (“Monk Lewis”) 1775–1809, English novelist, dramatist, and poet.
[mer-i-weth-er] /ˈmɛr ɪˌwɛð ər/ (Show IPA), 1774–1809, U.S. explorer: leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition 1804–06.
[win-duh m] /ˈwɪn dəm/ (Show IPA), 1884–1957, English novelist, essayist, and painter; born in the U.S.
R(ichard) W(arrington) B(aldwin) 1917–2002, U.S. biographer, literary critic, and scholar.
a male given name.
a lifting device for heavy stone or concrete blocks consisting of a number of curved pieces of metal or wedges fitting into a dovetailed recess cut into the block
the N part of the island of Lewis with Harris, in the Outer Hebrides. Pop: about 17 000 (2001). Area: 1634 sq km (631 sq miles)
Carl. full name Frederick Carleton Lewis. born 1961, US athlete; winner of the long jump, 100 metres, 200 metres, and 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1984 Olympic Games; winner of the 100 metres in the 1988 Olympic Games; winner of the long jump in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games
C(live) S(taples). 1898–1963, English novelist, critic, and Christian apologist, noted for his critical work, Allegory of Love (1936), his theological study, The Screwtape Letters (1942), and for his children’s books chronicling the land of Narnia
Lennox. born 1965, Canadian and British boxer; won Olympic gold (1988) for Canada in the superheavyweight division; won various professional heavyweight titles between 1994 and 2004
Matthew Gregory, known as Monk Lewis. 1775–1818, English novelist and dramatist, noted for his Gothic horror story The Monk (1796)
Meriwether. 1774–1807, American explorer who, with William Clark, led an overland expedition from St Louis to the Pacific Ocean (1804–06)
(John) Saunders (ˈsɔːndəz). 1893–1985, Welsh poet, dramatist, critic, and politician: founder (1926) and president (1926–39) of the Welsh Nationalist Party
(Harry) Sinclair. 1885–1951, US novelist. He satirized the complacency and philistinism of American small-town life, esp in Main Street (1920) and Babbitt (1922): Nobel prize for literature 1930
Wally. born 1959, Australian rugby league player; played 33 matches for Australia (1981–91), scoring 11 tries
(Percy) Wyndham. 1884–1957, British painter, novelist, and critic, born in the US: a founder of vorticism. His writings include Time and Western Man (1927), The Apes of God (1930), and the trilogy The Human Age (1928–55)
Herbert, 1898–1979, U.S. political and social philosopher, born in Germany. Historical Examples The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin noun Herbert. 1898–1979, US philosopher, born in Germany. In his later works he analysed the situation of man under monopoly capitalism and the dehumanizing effects of modern technology. His works include Eros and Civilization (1958) and One […]
Adolf, 1866–1950, U.S. psychiatrist, born in Switzerland. Albert (Gregory) 1903–65, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman. Annie Florance Nathan, 1867–1951, U.S. writer andeducator, a founder of Barnard College. Julius Lothar [jool-yuh s loh-thahr;; German yoo-lee-oo s loh-tahr,, loh-tahr] /ˈdʒul yəs ˈloʊ θɑr;; German ˈyu li ʊs ˈloʊ tɑr,, loʊˈtɑr/ (Show IPA), 1830–95, German chemist. a male given […]
Albert Abraham, 1852–1931, U.S. physicist, born in Prussia (now Poland): Nobel prize 1907. Historical Examples In Love With the Czarina and Other Stories Mr Jkai Aether and Gravitation William George Hooper Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15) Charles Morris The Woman in White Wilkie Collins The Better Germany in War Time Harold Picton In Love […]
Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmond [el-ee-uh t-mur-ee-ki-nin-muh nd,, -muhr-ee-,, el-yuh t-] /ˈɛl i ətˈmɜr i kɪˈnɪn mənd,, -ˈmʌr i-,, ˈɛl yət-/ (Show IPA), 4th Earl of, 1845–1914, British colonial administrator: governor general of Canada 1898–1904; viceroy of India 1905–10. Historical Examples Coquette Frank Swinnerton Bud Neil Munro Thackeray Anthony Trollope Coquette Frank Swinnerton Shakespeare’s Lost Years in […]