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Harden

[hahr-dn] /ˈhɑr dn/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929.

Keith

[keeth] /kiθ/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur, 1866–1955, Scottish anthropologist.
2.
a male given name.

Sullivan

[suhl-uh-vuh n] /ˈsʌl ə vən/
noun
1.
Annie (Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy) 1866–1936, U.S. teacher of Helen Keller.
2.
Sir Arthur (Seymour) 1842–1900, English composer: collaborator with Sir William Gilbert.
3.
Ed(ward Vincent) 1902–74, U.S. journalist and television host.
4.
Harry Stack
[stak] /stæk/ (Show IPA),
1892–1949, U.S. psychiatrist.
5.
John L(awrence) 1858–1918, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1882–92.
6.
Louis Henri
[hen-ree] /ˈhɛn ri/ (Show IPA),
1856–1924, U.S. architect.

Bliss

[blis] /blɪs/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur (Edward Drummond) 1891–1975, English composer.
2.
Tasker
[tas-ker] /ˈtæs kər/ (Show IPA),
Howard, 1853–1930, U.S. general.

Eddington

[ed-ing-tuh n] /ˈɛd ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur (Stanley) 1882–1944, English astronomer, physicist, and writer.
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British Dictionary definitions for sir arthur

bliss

/blɪs/
noun
1.
perfect happiness; serene joy
2.
the ecstatic joy of heaven
Derived Forms
blissless, adjective
Word Origin
Old English blīths; related to blītheblithe, Old Saxon blīdsea bliss

Bliss

/blɪs/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur. 1891–1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953–75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)

Eddington

/ˈɛdɪŋtən/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur Stanley. 1882–1944, English astronomer and physicist, noted for his research on the motion, internal constitution, and luminosity of stars and for his elucidation of the theory of relativity

harden1

/ˈhɑːdən/
verb
1.
to make or become hard or harder; freeze, stiffen, or set
2.
to make or become more hardy, tough, or unfeeling
3.
to make or become stronger or firmer: they hardened defences
4.
to make or become more resolute or set: hardened in his resolve
5.
(intransitive) (commerce)
  1. (of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
  2. (of price) to rise higher
See also harden off, harden up

harden2

/ˈhɑːdən/
noun
1.
a rough fabric made from hards

Sullivan

/ˈsʌlɪvən/
noun
1.
Sir Arthur (Seymour). 1842–1900, English composer who wrote operettas, such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) and The Mikado (1885), with W. S. Gilbert as librettist
2.
Louis (Henri). 1856–1924, US pioneer of modern architecture: he coined the slogan "form follows function"
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Word Origin and History for sir arthur

bliss

n.

Old English blis, also bliðs "bliss, merriment, happiness, grace, favor," from Proto-Germanic *blithsjo (cf. Old Saxon blidsea, blizza), from *blithiz "gentle, kind" + *-tjo noun suffix. Originally mostly of earthly happiness; influenced by association with bless and blithe.

v.

often with out, by 1973, U.S. colloquial, from bliss (n.).

harden

n.

c.1200 (replacing Old English heardian) "to make (something) hard," from hard + -en (1). Meaning "to become hard" is late 14c. Related: Hardened (figurative sense of "unfeeling" is from late 14c.); hardening.

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sir arthur in Medicine

Sullivan Sul·li·van, Harry Stack. 1892-1949.

American psychiatrist who theorized that personality is largely determined by one's interpersonal relations and the assimilation of societal values.

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sir arthur in Science
Eddington
  (ěd'ĭng-tən)   
British mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who founded modern astrophysics. He conducted research on the evolution, structure, and motion of stars and was one of the first scientists to promote the theory of relativity. He also wrote a series of scientific books for the layperson.
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