Ramsay



Allan, 1686–1758, Scottish poet.
George, Dalhousie (def 1).
James Andrew Broun, Dalhousie (def 2).
Sir William, 1852–1916, English chemist: Nobel prize 1904.
Contemporary Examples

Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010
Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010
Tree of Life Wins Palme D’Or Richard Porton May 20, 2011
Amy’s Baking Company: A Real-Life Kitchen Nightmare Tricia Romano May 14, 2013

Historical Examples

The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard
The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2 Edgerton Ryerson
The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard
More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II Charles Darwin
The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard
More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II Charles Darwin

noun
Allan. ?1686–1758, Scottish poet, editor, and bookseller, noted particularly for his pastoral comedy The Gentle Shepherd (1725): first person to introduce the circulating library in Scotland
his son, Allan 1713–84, Scottish portrait painter
James Andrew Broun Ramsay, See Dalhousie (sense 2)
Gordon. born 1963, British chef and restaurateur; achieved a third Michelin star (2001)
Sir William. 1852–1916, Scottish chemist. He discovered argon (1894) with Rayleigh, isolated helium (1895), and identified neon, krypton, and xenon: Nobel prize for chemistry 1904
Ramsay
(rām’zē)
British chemist who discovered the noble gases argon (with Lord Rayleigh), helium, neon, xenon, and krypton. For this work he was awarded the 1904 Nobel Prize for chemistry. In 1908 his research showed that radon was also a noble gas.

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