Barbara Ann, born 1928, Canadian figure skater.
[dred] /drɛd/ (Show IPA), 1795?–1858, a black slave whose suit for freedom (1857) was denied by the U.S. Supreme Court (Dred Scott Decision) on the grounds that a slave was not a citizen and therefore could not sue in a federal court.
Duncan Campbell, 1862–1947, Canadian poet and public official.
Sir George Gilbert, 1811–78, English architect.
his grandson, Sir Giles Gilbert, 1880–1960, English architect.
[fawl-kuh n,, fal-,, faw-kuh n] /ˈfɔl kən,, ˈfæl-,, ˈfɔ kən/ (Show IPA), 1868–1912, British naval officer and antarctic explorer.
Sir Walter, 1771–1832, Scottish novelist and poet.
[win-feeld] /ˈwɪnˌfild/ (Show IPA), 1786–1866, U.S. general.
a male given name.
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Sir George Gilbert. 1811–78, British architect, prominent in the Gothic revival. He restored many churches and cathedrals and designed the Albert Memorial (1863) and St Pancras Station (1865)
his grandson, Sir Giles Gilbert. 1880–1960, British architect, whose designs include the Anglican cathedral in Liverpool (1904–78) and the new Waterloo Bridge (1939–45)
Paul (Mark). 1920–78, British novelist, who is best known for the series of novels known as the “Raj Quartet”: The Jewel in the Crown (1966), The Day of the Scorpion (1968), The Towers of Silence (1972), and A Division of the Spoils (1975). Staying On (1977) won the Booker Prize
Sir Peter (Markham). 1909–89, British naturalist, wildlife artist, and conservationist, noted esp for his paintings of birds. He founded (1946) the Slimbridge refuge for waterfowl in Gloucestershire
his father, Robert Falcon. 1868–1912, British naval officer and explorer of the Antarctic. He commanded two Antarctic expeditions (1901–04; 1910–12) and reached the South Pole on Jan 18, 1912, shortly after Amundsen; he and the rest of his party died on the return journey
Sir Walter. 1771–1832, Scottish romantic novelist and poet. He is remembered chiefly for the “Waverley” historical novels, including Waverley (1814), Rob Roy (1817), The Heart of Midlothian (1818), inspired by Scottish folklore and history, and Ivanhoe (1819), Kenilworth (1821), Quentin Durward (1823), and Redgauntlet (1824). His narrative poems include The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), Marmion (1808), and The Lady of the Lake (1810)
Robert W(illiam) 1874–1958, Canadian writer, born in England. Contemporary Examples The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard April 21, 2010 Historical Examples The Migration of Birds T. A. Coward noun an act of help or assistance an organized system of labour and material aids used to supply the needs of the public: telephone service, bus […]
Robert Cedric, 1896–1975, English playwright and novelist. Contemporary Examples The Life of a Liberian Child with Ebola Sarah Crowe November 4, 2014 Historical Examples Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Mrs. Thomson The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Mrs. Thomson Indiscretions of Archie […]
Robert, born 1935, U.S. science-fiction writer.
Robert Emmet [em-it] /ˈɛm ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1896–1955, U.S. dramatist. a town in central Arkansas. a male given name. Contemporary Examples Privilege and Power: The Rise and Rise of Ben Sherwood Lloyd Grove March 25, 2014 ABC’s New Headliner Howard Kurtz December 2, 2010 ABC Bans Paying News Subjects Howard Kurtz July 24, 2011 Privilege […]