William, 1600–69, English Puritan leader and pamphleteer.
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William. 1600–69, English Puritan leader and pamphleteer, whose ears were cut off in punishment for his attacks on Laud
William Clarke, 1837–65, Confederate guerrilla leader. Contemporary Examples Why I Fear the Aryan Brotherhood—and You Should, Too Anonymous March 31, 2013 Historical Examples The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War Annie Heloise Abel The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson The American […]
William F. 1905–90, U.S. admiral and government official: CIA director 1965–66.
Allan, 1686–1758, Scottish poet. George, Dalhousie (def 1). James Andrew Broun, Dalhousie (def 2). Sir William, 1852–1916, English chemist: Nobel prize 1904. Contemporary Examples Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010 Has Gordon Ramsay Gone Too Far? Jacob Bernstein September 28, 2010 Tree of Life Wins Palme D’Or Richard Porton May […]
William John Macquorn [muh-kwawrn] /məˈkwɔrn/ (Show IPA), 1820–70, Scottish engineer and physicist. Thermodynamics. pertaining to an absolute temperature scale (Rankine scale) in which the degree intervals are equal to those of the Fahrenheit scale and in which 0° Rankine equals −459.7° Fahrenheit. Compare absolute temperature scale, Kelvin (defs 2, 3). Historical Examples Johnstone of the […]