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[hah-werth, haw-] /ˈhɑ wərθ, ˈhɔ-/
Sir Walter Norman, 1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937. Unabridged
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  • Her introductions duly appeared in the bulky volumes of the Haworth Edition, and there, unfortunately, they lie buried.

    The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward Janet Penrose Trevelyan
  • It has no doubt interchanged with the local Howarth, Haworth.

    The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
  • The fact is, I had hoped to be able to ask you to come to Haworth.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle Clement K. Shorter
  • So in October she returned to Haworth, to the only place where she was happy and well.

    Emily Bront A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • In 1820 the family removed to the parsonage of Haworth, and in 1821 the poor mother was dead.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle Clement K. Shorter
  • As happy and hopeful a young woman as any that dwells in Haworth parish.

    Emily Bront A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • They all think in Haworth that I have disdainfully refused him.

    Charlotte Bront T. Wemyss Reid
  • I should say so, said Mr. Taylor; Mr. Haworth was exceedingly exact!

  • The brother of his wife was a clergyman living in the neighbourhood of Haworth.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle Clement K. Shorter
  • He settled at Haworth, in Yorkshire, where Mr. Whitefield visited him.

    George Whitefield Joseph Belcher
British Dictionary definitions for Haworth


a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)


Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
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Haworth in Medicine

Haworth Haw·orth (hou'ərth, härth), Sir Walter Norman. 1883-1950.

British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.

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