Emily Greene, 1867–1961, U.S. economist, sociologist, and author: Nobel Peace Prize 1946. Historical Examples Charity had a moment of anguish as Miss Balch appeared; but it did not last. Summer Edith Wharton “Not a word, my dear lady, not a word,” said the pleased Balch. Rose Clark Fanny Fern Mr. Balch consented to supply three […]
- Balch springs
a town in NE Texas.
(among the Yucatec Maya) a drink made from the bark of a leguminous tree, Lonchocarpus violaceus, which is soaked in honey and water and fermented. Historical Examples Mrs. balche was reminded of her own cat, and went to give it a little cream. Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington It may refer to balche (or baleze), the […]
noun Sir Michael. 1896–1977, British film producer; his films made at Ealing Studios include the comedies Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) Historical Examples Their mangled members round his balcon fall, Scorch’d in the flames, and dasht on every wall: Sad field of contemplation! The Columbiad Joel Barlow Elizabeth returned […]