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Briggs

[brigz] /brɪgz/
noun
1.
Henry, 1561–1630, English mathematician.
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  • Mr. Briggs does see about it; he sees the builder, who tells him that “a little compo” is all that is wanted.

  • And there was the house beautiful, mercifully screened by woods, continued Briggs.

    Iole Robert W. Chambers
  • Briggs sauntered into sight presently, his arms full of flowers.

    Iole Robert W. Chambers
  • An hour later Briggs said: By the way, George, what are you going to do about the matter?

    Iole Robert W. Chambers
  • The appearance of Mr Briggs was by no means rendered more attractive by illness and negligence of dress.

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Briggs

/brɪɡz/
noun
1.
Henry. 1561–1631, English mathematician: introduced common logarithms
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