Charles Greeley, 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist.
Also, Ab·bott. a male given name.
the superior of an abbey of monks related adjective abbatial
Old English abbod “abbot,” from Latin abbatem (nominative abbas), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic abba, title of honor, literally “the father, my father,” emphatic state of abh “father.” The Latin fem. abbatissa is root of abbess.
- Charles darwin
Charles (Robert) 1809–82, English naturalist and author. his grandfather, Erasmus, 1731–1802, English naturalist and poet. a seaport in and the capital of Northern Territory, in N Australia.
- Charles de gaulle
Charles André Joseph Marie [chahrlz ahn-drey joh-zuh f muh-ree;; French sharl ahn-drey zhoh-zef ma-ree] /tʃɑrlz ˈɑn dreɪ ˈdʒoʊ zəf məˈri;; French ʃarl ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ʒoʊˈzɛf maˈri/ (Show IPA), 1890–1970, French general and statesman: president 1959–69.
- Charles doughty
Charles Montagu [mon-tuh-gyoo] /ˈmɒn təˌgyu/ (Show IPA), 1843–1926, English traveler and writer. adjective -tier, -tiest hardy; resolute noun Charles Montagu. 1843–1926, English writer and traveller; author of Travels in Arabia Deserta (1888) adj. Old English dohtig “competent, good, valiant,” from dyhtig “strong,” related to dugan “to be fit, be able, be strong,” and influenced by […]
- Charles drew
Charles Richard, 1904–50, U.S. physician: developer of blood-bank technique. Daniel, 1797–1879, U.S. financier and capitalist. John, 1827–62, U.S. actor, born in Ireland. his son, John, 1853–1927, U.S. actor. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “trusty.”. verb the past tense of draw Old English dreow, past tense of draw (v.).