[brok-duh n] /ˈbrɒk dən/ (Show IPA), 1771–1810, U.S. novelist.
Clifford (“Brownie”) 1930–56, U.S. jazz trumpeter.
Edmund Gerald, Jr (“Jerry”) born 1938, U.S. politician: governor of California 1975–83.
Herbert Charles, 1912–2004, U.S. chemist, born in England: Nobel Prize 1979.
James Nathaniel (“Jimmy”) born 1936, U.S. football player and actor.
John (“Old Brown of Osawatomie”) 1800–59, U.S. abolitionist: leader of the attack at Harpers Ferry, where he was captured, tried for treason, and hanged.
Margaret Wise, 1910–52, U.S. author noted for early-childhood books.
Olympia, 1835–1926, U.S. women’s-rights activist and Universalist minister: first American woman ordained by a major church.
Robert, 1773–1858, Scottish botanist.
William Hickling Prescott Harry Thurston Peck
Literary New York Charles Hemstreet
Washington Irving Charles Dudley Warner
The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction Dorothy Scarborough
Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620–585 nanometres
a dye or pigment producing these colours
brown cloth or clothing: dressed in brown
any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc, such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
of the colour brown
(of bread) made from a flour that has not been bleached or bolted, such as wheatmeal or wholemeal flour
deeply tanned or sunburnt
to make (esp food as a result of cooking) brown or (esp of food) to become brown
Sir Arthur Whitten (ˈwɪtən). 1886–1948, British aviator who with J.W. Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
Ford Madox. 1821–93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914–85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960–70); foreign secretary 1966–68
George Mackay. 1921–96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
(James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997–2007); prime minister (2007–10)
Herbert Charles. 1912–2004, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
James. 1933–2006, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
John. 1800–59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia
Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716–83, British landscape gardener
Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
Robert. 1773–1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids
brown study, in a
Elizabeth Barrett [bar-it] /ˈbær ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1806–61, English poet. John Moses, 1885–1926, U.S. designer of firearms. Robert, 1812–89, English poet (husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning). a dark tertiary color with a yellowish or reddish hue. Offensive. a person whose skin has a light- or dark-brown pigmentation. of the color brown. (of animals) having skin, […]
Robert Wilhelm [rob-ert wil-helm;; German roh-bert vil-helm] /ˈrɒb ərt ˈwɪl hɛlm;; German ˈroʊ bɛrt ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA), 1811–99, German chemist. Historical Examples Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained Walter C. Runciman History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) John William Draper More Letters of […]
Arthur F(rank) 1904–1987, U.S. economist, born in Austria: chairman of the Federal Reserve Board 1970–78. George (Nathan Birnbaum) 1896–1996, U.S. comedian (partner and husband of Gracie Allen). Robert, 1759–96, Scottish poet. Tommy (Noah Brusso) 1881–1955, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1906–08. to undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give […]
Harold Hitz [hits] /hɪts/ (Show IPA), 1888–1964, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1945–58. Sir Richard (Richard Jenkins) 1925–84, English actor, born in Wales. Sir Richard Francis, 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer. Robert (“Democritus Junior”) 1577–1640, English clergyman and author. a town in central Michigan. a male given name. noun (nautical) a kind […]