Charles Frederick, 1836–1925, U.S. scientist, educator, and public-health expert.
Raymond (Thornton) 1888–1959, U.S. writer of detective novels.
a town in central Arizona.
a dealer in a specified trade or merchandise: corn chandler, ship’s chandler
a person who makes or sells candles
(Brit, obsolete) a retailer of grocery provisions; shopkeeper
Raymond (Thornton). 1888–1959, US thriller writer: created Philip Marlowe, one of the first detective heroes in fiction
“maker or seller of candles,” late 14c., attested as a surname from late 13c. (also, from early 14c. “candle-holder;” see chandelier), from Old French chandelier (n.2) “candle-maker, candle-seller; person in charge of lighting a household, monastery, etc.,” from Latin candelarius, from candela “candle” (see candle). Native candleman is attested from mid-13c.
- Charles coughlin
Charles Edward (“Father Coughlin”) 1891–1979, U.S. Roman Catholic priest, activist, radio broadcaster, and editor, born in Canada.
- Charles coulomb
Charles Augustin de [sharl oh-gy-stan duh] /ʃarl oʊ güˈstɛ̃ də/ (Show IPA), 1736–1806, French physicist and inventor. noun the derived SI unit of electric charge; the quantity of electricity transported in one second by a current of 1 ampere C noun Charles Augustin de (ʃarl oɡystɛ̃ də). 1736–1806, French physicist: made many discoveries in the […]
- Charles VII
(“Charles the Victorious”) 1403–61, king of France 1422–61 (son of Charles VI). (Charles Albert) 1697–1745, elector of Bavaria 1726–45; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1742–45. noun 1403–61, king of France (1422–61), son of Charles VI. He was excluded from the French throne by the Treaty of Troyes, but following Joan of Arc’s victory over […]
- Charles abbot
Charles Greeley, 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist. Also, Ab·bott. a male given name. noun the superior of an abbey of monks related adjective abbatial n. 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 […]