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Graham

[grey-uhm, gram]
noun
1.
Katharine Meyer, 1917–2001, U.S. newspaper publisher.
2.
Martha, 1894–1991, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
3.
Thomas, 1805–69, Scottish chemist.
4.
William Franklin ("Billy") born 1918, U.S. evangelist.
5.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “gray home.”
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graham (ˈɡreɪəm)
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) (modifier) made of graham flour: graham crackers
 
[C19: named after S. Graham (1794--1851), American dietetic reformer]

Graham (ˈɡreɪəm)
 
n
1.  Martha. 1893--1991, US dancer and choreographer
2.  Thomas. 1805--69, British physicist: proposed Graham's law (1831) of gaseous diffusion and coined the terms osmosis, crystalloids, and colloids
3.  William Franklin, known as Billy Graham. born 1918, US evangelist

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Graham
crackers, etc., from unsifted whole-wheat flour, 1834, Amer.Eng., from Sylvester Graham (1794-1851), U.S. dietetic reformer and temperance advocate. The family name is attested from 1127, an Anglo-Norm. form of the place name Grantham (Lincolnshire).
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