Henry Cabot, 1850–1924, U.S. public servant and author: senator 1893–1924.
his grandson, Henry Cabot, Jr. 1902–85, U.S. journalist, statesman, and diplomat.
Sir Oliver Joseph, 1851–1940, English physicist and writer.
Thomas, 1558?–1625, English poet and dramatist.
(mainly Brit) a small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion, usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
a house or cabin used occasionally, as for some seasonal activity
(US & Canadian) a central building in a resort, camp, or park
(capital when part of a name) a large house or hotel
a room for the use of porters in a university, college, etc
a local branch or chapter of certain societies
the building used as the meeting place of such a society
the dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers
a hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples
(at Cambridge University) the residence of the head of a college
to provide or be provided with accommodation or shelter, esp rented accommodation
(intransitive) to live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation
to implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed
(transitive) to deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc
(transitive) to bring (a charge or accusation) against someone
(transitive; often foll by in or with) to place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone)
(archaic) (intransitive) often foll by in. to exist or be present (in)
(transitive) (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops)
David (John). born 1935, British novelist and critic. His books include Changing Places (1975), Small World (1984), Nice Work (1988), Therapy (1995), and Thinks… (2001)
Sir Oliver (Joseph). 1851–1940, British physicist, who made important contributions to electromagnetism, radio reception, and attempted to detect the ether. He also studied allegedly psychic phenomena
Thomas. ?1558–1625, English writer. His romance Rosalynde (1590) supplied the plot for Shakespeare’s As You Like It
the Lodge, the official Canberra residence of the Australian Prime Minister
mid-13c. in surnames and place names; late 13c. as “small building or hut,” from Old French loge “arbor, covered walk; hut, cabin, grandstand at a tournament,” from Frankish *laubja “shelter” (cf. Old High German louba “porch, gallery,” German Laube “bower, arbor”), from Proto-Germanic *laubja- “shelter,” likely originally “shelter of foliage,” or “roof made from bark,” from root of leaf (n.).
“Hunter’s cabin” sense is first recorded late 14c. Sense of “local branch of a society” is first recorded 1680s, from mid-14c. logge “workshop of masons.” Also used of certain American Indian buildings, hence lodge-pole (1805). Feste of Logges (c.1400) was a Middle English rendition of the Old Testament Jewish Feast of Tabernacles.
c.1200, loggen, “to encamp, set up camp;” c. 1300 “to put in a certain place,” from Old French logier “lodge; find lodging for” (Modern French loger), from loge (see lodge (n.)). From late 14c. as “to dwell, live; to have temporary accomodations; to provide (someone) with sleeping quarters; to get lodgings.” Sense of “to get a thing in the intended place, to make something stick” is from 1610s. Related: Lodged; lodging.
a shed for a watchman in a garden (Isa. 1:8). The Hebrew name _melunah_ is rendered “cottage” (q.v.) in Isa. 24:20. It also denotes a hammock or hanging-bed.
- Henry bessemer
[bes-uh-mer] /ˈbɛs ə mər/ noun 1. Sir Henry, 1813–98, English engineer: inventor of the Bessemer process. 2. a city in central Alabama. in reference to the process for decarbonizing and desiliconizing pig iron by passing air through the molten metal, 1856, named for engineer and inventor Sir Harry Bessemer (1813-1898) who invented it.
[hen-ree] /ˈhɛn ri/ noun, plural henries, henrys. Electricity. 1. the standard unit of inductance in the (SI), formally defined to be the inductance of a closed circuit in which an electromotive force of one volt is produced when the electric current in the circuit varies uniformly at a rate of one ampere per second. Abbreviation: […]
- Hen run
noun 1. an enclosure for hens, esp one made of chicken wire
- Henrik dam
[dam, dahm] /dæm, dɑm/ noun 1. (Carl Peter) Henrik [kahrl pee-ter hen-rik;; Danish kahrl pey-tuh r hen-rik] /kɑrl ˈpi tɛr ˈhɛn rɪk;; Danish kɑrl ˈpeɪ tər ˈhɛn rɪk/ (Show IPA), 1895–1976, Danish biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1943. /dæm/ noun 1. a barrier of concrete, earth, etc, built across a river to create a body […]