Frank, 1890–1949, U.S. statesman and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1940–49.
Isaac, 1861–96, U.S. thoroughbred racehorse jockey.
William Parry [par-ee] /ˈpær i/ (Show IPA), 1892–1987, U.S. physician: Nobel Prize in medicine 1934.
noun (pl) -phies
a dialect or informal word for potato
Alex. born 1939, English rugby league player and coach; scored 16 tries in 27 test matches for Great Britain (1958–71)
Eddie, full name Edward Regan Murphy. born 1951, US film actor and comedian. His films include 48 Hours (1982), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Coming to America (1988), Dr Dolittle (1998), and, as a voice artist, the Shrek series of animated films (2001–10)
William Parry. 1892–1987, US physician: with G. R. Minot, he discovered the liver treatment for anaemia and they shared, with G. H. Whipple, the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1934
A potato (1811+)
A confidence game in which the victim is left with a sealed envelope supposed to contain something valuable, but in fact filled with blank paper (1960s+ Underworld)
wedgie (1980s+ Students)
William Allan, 1869–1946, U.S. educator and lexicographer, born in Scotland. Contemporary Examples Fringe Factor: You Will Have to Bake a Penis Cake Caitlin Dickson March 1, 2014 Gay Lovers in Exile Constantino Diaz-Duran April 14, 2009 Madonna’s Malawi Denial Wayne Barrett April 11, 2011 Madonna’s Malawi Denial Wayne Barrett April 11, 2011 Historical Examples William […]
Edgar Wilson (“Bill Nye”) 1850–96, U.S. humorist. a male given name, form of Aneurin. Contemporary Examples The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science Michael Schulson February 4, 2014 The Revolution of 1940: America’s Fight Over Entering World War II Marc Wortman June 22, 2013 Democrats Have Maxed Out the Race Card Ron […]
William of, died 1349? English scholastic philosopher. Historical Examples Mental Philosophy: Including the Intellect, Sensibilities, and Will Joseph Haven Applied Eugenics Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III J. H. Merle D’Aubign Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) Isaac D’Israeli The Catholic World; Vol. IV.; […]
- Bill of adventure
noun a certificate made out by a merchant to show that goods handled by him and his agents are the property of another party at whose risk the dealing is done