Cavill



Frederick, 1839–1927, Australian swimmer and coach, born in England: developed the Australian crawl.
his son, Sydney St. Leonards
[len-erdz] /ˈlɛn ərdz/ (Show IPA), died 1945, Australian-American swimmer and coach: developed the butterfly stroke.
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  • Caviller

    to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by at or about): He finds something to cavil at in everything I say. to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to cavil each item of a proposed agenda. a trivial and annoying objection. the raising of such objections. Historical Examples verb […]

  • Cavilling

    to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by at or about): He finds something to cavil at in everything I say. to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to cavil each item of a proposed agenda. a trivial and annoying objection. the raising of such objections. Historical Examples verb […]



  • Caving

    spelunking. a hollow in the earth, especially one opening more or less horizontally into a hill, mountain, etc. a storage cellar, especially for wine. English History. a secession, or a group of seceders, from a political party on some special question. to hollow out. Mining. to cause (overlying material) to fall into a stope, sublevel, […]

  • Cavitary

    of, relating to, or characterized by a cavity or cavities. cavitary cav·i·tar·y (kāv’ĭ-těr’ē) adj. Relating to or having a cavity or cavities. Of, relating to, or being an animal parasite that has a body cavity and lives within the host’s body.



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