Richard, 1812–86, U.S. inventor and manufacturer of printing-press equipment.
his father, Robert, 1784–1833, U.S. manufacturer of printing presses.
Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made James D. McCabe, Jr.
any of several kinds of long-handled hand implement equipped with a light blade and used to till the soil, eradicate weeds, etc
verb hoes, hoeing, hoed
to dig, scrape, weed, or till (surface soil) with or as if with a hoe
see: tough row to hoe
Richard, 1916–70, U.S. historian. Robert, 1915–90, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1961. Contemporary Examples Our Favorite Books of 2009 The Daily Beast December 21, 2009 Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago Lewis Beale October 18, 2014 The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism Fred Siegel January 25, 2014 […]
Robert, 1635–1703, English philosopher, microscopist, and physicist. Historical Examples Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle A New Orchard And Garden William Lawson Astronomy with an Opera-glass Garrett Putman Serviss The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton Thomas Nash Astronomical Discovery Herbert Hall Turner Physics Willis Eugene Tower Life Of Johnson, Volume 5 […]
Robert William, 1922–1993, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1968. Historical Examples Introduction of the Locomotive Safety Truck John H. White The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877 Various If, Yes and Perhaps Edward Everett Hale The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV Various The World’s Best Books Frank Parsons The Life and Adventures […]
Anthony, pen name of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins. Bob (Leslie Townes Hope) 1903–2003, U.S. comedian, born in England. John, 1868–1936, U.S. educator. a town in SW Arkansas. a female given name. Contemporary Examples The Oscars: Bring Back Bob Hope Michael Tomasky February 24, 2013 When Your Comic Hero Is an Alleged Rapist Doug McIntyre November […]