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Dickinson Woodruff [wood-ruhf] , 1895–1973, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1956.
I(vor) A(rmstrong) [ahy-ver, ee-ver] , 1893–1979, English literary critic in the U.S.
Theodore William, 1868–1928, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1914.
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Richards (ˈrɪtʃədz)
1.  I(vor) A(rmstrong). 1893--1979, British literary critic and linguist, who, with C. K. Ogden, wrote The Meaning of Meaning (1923) and devised Basic English
2.  Sir Gordon. 1904--86, British jockey
3.  Sir Viv, full name Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards. born 1952, West Indian cricketer; captained the West Indies (1985--91)

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masc. proper name, M.E. Rycharde, from O.Fr. Richard, from O.H.G. Ricohard, from P.Gmc. *rik- "ruler" + *harthu "hard." One of the most popular names introduced by the Normans.
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Richards Rich·ards (rĭch'ərdz), Dickinson Woodruff. 1895-1973.

American physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.

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Richards   (rĭch'ərdz)  Pronunciation Key 
American chemist and educator whose survey of water quality in Massachusetts led to the establishment of the first water quality standards in the United States and the first modern sewage treatment plant.
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