|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|1.||See Alanbrooke Alan Francis|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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.
|Paget (pāj'ĭt) Pronunciation Key
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.