|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|1.||Sir Derek (Harold Richard). 1918--98, British organic chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1969) for his work on conformational analysis|
|2.||Sir Edmund 1849--1920, Australian statesman; first prime minister of Australia (1901--03)|
|3.||Elizabeth, known as the Maid of Kent. ?1506--34, English nun, who claimed the gift of prophecy. Her criticism of Henry VIII's attempt to annul his first marriage led to her execution|
|4.||John (Bernard Adie). born 1928, British theatre director, noted esp for his productions of Shakespeare|
Barton Bar·ton (bär'tn), Clara. Full name Clarissa Harlowe Barton.. 1821-1912.
American administrator who did battlefield relief work during the Civil War and organized the American Red Cross (1881).