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Thénard
  (tā-när')   
French chemist who is best known for his 1818 discovery of hydrogen peroxide. Earlier, working with Joseph Gay-Lussac, Thénard also discovered boron (1808).
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  • Mesdames Doche and thénard not without merit, and on the whole their corps dramatic is much above mediocrity.

  • "Ce n'est pas bien joli, ce que vous montrez au public, mes enfants," says thénard.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
  • thénard and St. Genys were quite delighted—and as they have seen it from the first and noted the improvement, that was reassuring.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
  • thénard has a little friend (girl) whom she will dress as a Marquis—she says she will look the part very well.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
  • He actually wanted to construct me a laboratory worthy of thénard or Duprez.

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