[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.
(nautical) a kind of light hoisting tackle
(Brit, slang) go for a burton
to be broken, useless, or lost
Sir Richard Francis. 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer who discovered Lake Tanganyika with John Speke (1858); produced the first unabridged translation of The Thousand Nights and a Night (1885–88)
Richard, real name Richard Jenkins. 1925–84, Welsh stage and film actor: films include Becket (1964), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), and Equus (1977)
Robert, pen name Democritus Junior. 1577–1640, English clergyman, scholar, and writer, noted for his Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
Tim. born 1958, US film director whose work includes Beetlejuice (1988), Batman (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Corpse Bride (2005), and Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Richard Evelyn, 1888–1957, rear admiral in U.S. Navy: polar explorer. Robert C(arlyle) 1917–2010, U.S. politician: senator from West Virginia 1959–2010. William, c1540–1623, English composer and organist. Contemporary Examples Why Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama Could Work Ron Christie July 9, 2014 Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs Allen Barra […]
Robert (Andrei Friedmann) 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary. noun Robert, real name André Friedmann. 1913–54, Hungarian photographer, who established his reputation as a photojournalist during the Spanish Civil War. Critical Aquifer Protection Area
Robert [rob-ert;; French raw-ber] /ˈrɒb ərt;; French rɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA), 1899–1972, French pianist and composer.
Robert Stewart, Viscount (2nd Marquess of Londonderry) 1769–1822, British statesman. Historical Examples Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland Henry B. Stanton A Bid for Fortune Guy Boothby Talleyrand Joseph McCabe Westminster Abbey Mrs. A. Murray Smith Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question Lucien Wolf A History of England, […]