Cole, 1893–1964, U.S. composer.
David, 1780–1843, U.S. naval officer.
his son, David Dixon
[dik-suh n] /ˈdɪk sən/ (Show IPA), 1813–91, Union naval officer in the Civil War.
Edwin Stanton, 1870–1941, U.S. film director.
Gene (Gene Stratton Porter) 1868–1924, U.S. novelist.
Sir George, 1920–2002, British chemist: Nobel prize 1967.
Katherine Anne, 1890–1980, U.S. writer.
Noah, 1811–92, U.S. educator, writer, and lexicographer.
Rodney Robert, 1917–85, British biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1972.
William Sydney (“O. Henry”) 1862–1910, U.S. short-story writer.
a male given name.
a person employed to carry luggage, parcels, supplies, etc, esp at a railway station or hotel
(in hospitals) a person employed to move patients from place to place
(US & Canadian) a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp in a sleeper
(E African) a manual labourer
(mainly Brit) a person in charge of a gate or door; doorman or gatekeeper
a person employed by a university or college as a caretaker and doorkeeper who also answers enquiries
a person in charge of the maintenance of a building, esp a block of flats
(RC Church) Also called ostiary. a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders
(Brit) a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt
Cole. 1893–1964, US composer and lyricist of musical comedies. His most popular songs include Night and Day and Let’s do It
George, Baron Porter of Luddenham. 1920–2002, British chemist, who shared a Nobel prize for chemistry in 1967 for his work on flash photolysis
Katherine Anne. 1890–1980, US short-story writer and novelist. Her best-known collections of stories are Flowering Judas (1930) and Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939)
Rodney Robert. 1917–85, British biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1972 for determining the structure of an antibody
William Sidney. original name of O. Henry
British biochemist who shared with George Edelman the 1972 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for their study of the chemical structure of antibodies.
William, 1st Earl of Chatham, 1708–78, British statesman. his son, William, 1759–1806, British statesman: prime minister 1783–1801, 1804–06. Contemporary Examples David Gergen, I’m Cheating On You Jessi Klein November 2, 2008 How Brad Escaped Mara Reinstein November 23, 2008 Rob Lowe: Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful Tricia Romano April 7, 2014 March Madness: Which […]
a person who posts bills and advertisements. Historical Examples Plays–First Series August Strindberg noun a person who is employed to stick advertising posters to walls, fences, etc
Samuel, 1751–77, U.S. patriot during the American Revolution: rode with Paul Revere and William Dawes to warn Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston, April 18, 1775. William, 1726–95, American Revolutionary military leader. William Hickling [hik-ling] /ˈhɪk lɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1796–1859, U.S. historian (grandson of William Prescott). a city in central Arizona. Contemporary Examples […]
Thomas, born 1937, U.S. novelist. William, 1590?–1662, English colonist in America. Contemporary Examples ‘Telegraph Avenue’: Michael Chabon on His Obsessive Novel of Fandom Josh Dzieza September 10, 2012 The National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction September 18, 2013 Encounters With Thomas Pynchon Nick Romeo October 4, 2011 Joseph McElroy’s ‘Cannonball’ Is the Meta Iraq War […]