[guhn-ter] /ˈgʌn tər/
Edmund, 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer: inventor of various measuring instruments and scales.
Edmund. 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer, who invented various measuring instruments, including Gunter’s chain
- Edmund II
noun 1. (“Ironside”) a.d. c980–1016, English king 1016: defeated by Canute. noun 1. called Edmund Ironside. ?980–1016, king of England in 1016. His succession was contested by Canute and they divided the kingdom between them
- Edmund muskie
[muhs-kee] /ˈmʌs ki/ noun 1. Edmund (Sixtus) [sik-stuh s] /ˈsɪk stəs/ (Show IPA), 1914–96, U.S. politician: senator 1959–80; secretary of state 1980–81. /ˈmʌskɪ/ noun 1. (Canadian) an informal name for the muskellunge /ˈmʌskɪ/ noun 1. Edmund (Sixtus). 1914–96, US Democratic politician: Governor of Maine (1955–59): senator for Maine (1959–80): Secretary of State (1980–81)
- Edmund randolph
[ran-dolf, -duh lf] /ˈræn dɒlf, -dəlf/ noun 1. A(sa) Philip, 1889–1979, U.S. labor leader: president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1925–68. 2. Edmund Jennings [jen-ings] /ˈdʒɛn ɪŋs/ (Show IPA), 1753–1813, U.S. statesman: first U.S. Attorney General 1789–94; secretary of state 1794–95. 3. John, 1773–1833, U.S. statesman and author. 4. a town in E […]
[ed-muh ndz] /ˈɛd məndz/ noun 1. George Franklin, 1828–1919, U.S. lawyer and politician: senator 1866–91. [ed-muh nd] /ˈɛd mənd/ noun 1. a town in central Oklahoma. 2. Also, Edmund. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “protection.”.