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Fuchs

[fyooks] /fyuks/
noun
1.
Daniel, 1909–1993, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2.
Klaus Emil Julius [klous] /klaʊs/ (Show IPA), 1911–88, British physicist and atom spy for the Soviet Union, born in Germany.
3.
Sir Vivian (Ernest) 1908–1999, British geologist and antarctic explorer.
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  • Of all the botanists of the Renaissance, Fuchs is perhaps the one who deserves most to be held in honour.

  • Fuchs, who was the only cabinetmaker in the neighbourhood was set to work on a coffin.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • Fuchs, in the preface of his Historia stirpium , referred with unsparing touch to Egenolphs botanical mistakes.

  • A large proportion of them are ultimately derived from those of Fuchs.

  • She turned to Otto and whispered, 'Can't you start a hymn, Fuchs?

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • The above is based chiefly on the works of Fuchs and Mattioli.

    The Old English Herbals Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  • When we found him, everything was decent except'—Fuchs wrinkled his brow and hesitated—'except what he couldn't nowise foresee.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • But Fuchs did not think so—he strongly objected to the other name!

    Five Months on a German Raider Frederic George Trayes
  • He, too, seemed to consider Fuchs in some fashion to blame. '

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • Fuchs is keenly indignant at the ignorance of herbs displayed even by medical men.

British Dictionary definitions for Fuchs

Fuchs

/fʊks; fuːks/
noun
1.
Klaus Emil. (klaus ˈeːmiːl). 1911–88, East German physicist. He was born in Germany, became a British citizen (1942), and was imprisoned (1950–59) for giving secret atomic research information to the Soviet Union
2.
Sir Vivian Ernest. 1908–99, English explorer and geologist: led the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955–58)
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