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Jeans

[jeenz] /dʒinz/
noun
1.
Sir James (Hopwood)
[hop-woo d] /ˈhɒp wʊd/ (Show IPA),
1877–1946, English astrophysicist and author.

Paget

[paj-it] /ˈpædʒ ɪt/
noun
1.
Sir James, 1814–99, English surgeon and pathologist.

Brooke

[broo k] /brʊk/
noun
1.
Sir James, 1803–68, British soldier and adventurer: rajah of Sarawak.
2.
Rupert, 1887–1915, English poet.

Dalrymple

[dal-rim-puh l, dal-rim-] /dælˈrɪm pəl, ˈdæl rɪm-/
noun
1.
Sir James, 1st Viscount Stair, 1619–95, Scottish jurist.

Dewar

[doo-er, dyoo-] /ˈdu ər, ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
Sir James, 1842–1923, Scottish chemist and physicist.

Douglas

[duhg-luh s] /ˈdʌg ləs/
noun
1.
Sir James ("the Black Douglas") 1286–1330, Scottish military leader.
2.
James, 2nd Earl of, 1358?–88, Scottish military leader.
3.
Kirk (Issur Danielovitch Demsky) born 1916, U.S. actor.
4.
Lloyd C(assel)
[kas-uh l] /ˈkæs əl/ (Show IPA),
1877–1951, U.S. novelist and clergyman.
5.
Michael, born 1944, U.S. actor and producer (son of Kirk Douglas).
6.
Stephen A(rnold) 1813–61, U.S. political leader and statesman.
7.
William O(rville)
[awr-vil] /ˈɔr vɪl/ (Show IPA),
1898–1980, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–75.
8.
a city on and the capital of the Isle of Man: resort.
9.
a city in SE Arizona.
10.
a town in central Georgia.
11.
a male given name: from a Scottish word meaning “black water.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for james, sir

Brooke

/brʊk/
noun
1.
Alan Francis See Alanbrooke
2.
Sir James. 1803–68, British soldier; first rajah of Sarawak (1841–63)
3.
Rupert (Chawner). 1887–1915, British lyric poet, noted for his idealistic war poetry, which made him a national hero

Dewar

/ˈdjuːə/
noun
1.
Donald. 1937–2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997–99); first minister of Scotland (1999–2000)
2.
Sir James. 1842–1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite

Douglas1

/ˈdʌɡləs/
noun
1.
a town and resort on the Isle of Man, capital of the island, on the E coast. Pop: 25 347 (2001)

Douglas2

/ˈdʌɡləs/
noun
1.
C(lifford) H(ugh). 1879–1952, British economist, who originated the theory of social credit
2.
Gavin. ?1474–1522, Scottish poet, the first British translator of the Aeneid
3.
Keith (Castellain). 1920–44, British poet, noted for his poems of World War II: killed in action
4.
Michael K(irk). born 1944, US film actor; his films include Romancing the Stone (1984), Wall Street (1987), Basic Instinct (1992), and Wonder Boys (2000)
5.
(George) Norman. 1868–1952, British writer, esp of books on southern Italy such as South Wind (1917)
6.
Tommy, full name Thomas Clement Douglas (1904–86). Canadian statesman: premier of Saskatchewan 1944–61

jeans

/dʒiːnz/
plural noun
1.
informal trousers for casual wear, made esp of denim or corduroy
Word Origin
plural of jean

Jeans

/dʒiːnz/
noun
1.
Sir James Hopwood. 1877–1946, English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, best known for his popular books on astronomy. He made important contributions to the kinetic theory of gases and the theory of stellar evolution
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Word Origin and History for james, sir

Douglas

family name (late 12c.), later masc. personal name, from Gaelic Dubh glas "the dark water," name of a place in Lanarkshire. Douglas fir named for David Douglas (1798-1834), Scottish botanist who first recorded it in Pacific Northwest, 1825. Douglas scheme, Douglas plan, Douglassite, etc. refer to "social credit" economic model put forth by British engineer Maj. Clifford Hugh Douglas (1879-1952).

Brooke

fem. proper name, rare in U.S. before 1965, popular 1980s, 1990s.

jeans

n.

see jean.

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james, sir in Medicine

Paget Pag·et (pāj'ĭt), Sir James. 1814-1899.

British surgeon and pathologist who discovered (1834) the parasitic worm that causes trichinosis, described (1874) Paget's disease of the breast, and identified (1877) osteitis deformans.

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Paget
  (pāj'ĭt)   
British surgeon and researcher who was a pioneer of modern pathology. He discovered the cause of trichinosis in 1834, reported on diseases of the bones and joints, and described Paget's disease.
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Douglas

municipal borough and capital, since 1869, of the Isle of Man, one of the British Isles. It lies on the island's east coast, 80 mi (130 km) northwest of Liverpool (across the Irish Sea). Low hills encircle the town, penetrated by the valley of the combined Dhoo (Manx, "dark") and Glass (Manx, "light") rivers, from which it takes its name.

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