E(dgar) W(atson) 1853–1937, U.S. novelist and editor.
Elias, 1819–67, U.S. inventor of the sewing machine.
Gordon (Gordie) born 1928, Canadian ice-hockey player.
Irving, 1920–93, U.S. social historian and literary critic.
Julia Ward, 1819–1910, U.S. writer and reformer: author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic (wife of Samuel Gridley Howe).
Richard (Earl Howe”Black Dick”) 1726–99, British admiral (brother of William Howe).
[grid-lee] /ˈgrɪd li/ (Show IPA), 1801–76, U.S. surgeon and humanitarian.
William, 5th Viscount, 1729–1814, British general in the American Revolutionary War.
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) a depression in the earth’s surface, such as a basin or valley
Elias. 1819–67, US inventor of the sewing machine (1846)
Gordon, known as Gordie. born 1928, US ice-hockey player, who scored1071 goals in a professional career lasting 32 years.
Howe of Aberavon, Baron, title of (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe. born 1926, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979–83); foreign secretary (1983–89); deputy prime minister (1989–90)
Richard, 4th Viscount Howe. 1726–99, British admiral: served (1776–78) in the War of American Independence and commanded the Channel fleet against France, winning the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794)
his brother, William, 5th Viscount Howe. 1729–1814, British general; commander in chief (1776–78) of British forces in the War of American Independence
deprivation of all food and water as a punishment, often leading to death.
an acute, usually fatal disease of sheep caused by general intoxication from Clostridium novyi, an anaerobic organism that multiplies in parts of the liver damaged by the common liver fluke. noun (vet science) an infectious necrotic hepatitis in sheep and occasionally cattle caused by to toxins produced by infection with species of Clostridial. Secondary to […]
noun a conventional black vinyl gramophone record as opposed to a compact disc Historical Examples The Fighting Shepherdess Caroline Lockhart The Nigger Of The “Narcissus” Joseph Conrad Tono Bungay H. G. Wells Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison The Black Star Passes John W Campbell The Boy’s Playbook of Science John Henry Pepper Tales of […]
melancholy; despondency; the blues: The black dog is over him. noun (informal) depression or melancholy noun