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Waitz

[vahyts] /vaɪts/
noun
1.
Greta, 1953–2011, Norwegian distance runner.
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  • Waitz says they believed in the transmigration of human souls into the bodies of animals.

  • Dr. Waitz advises his formula in prolapsus recti of children.

  • While the reading of Waitz is thus evidently wrong, that of Bekker asserts nothing to the purpose.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Bekker and Waitz, in their editions, include all these words in ch.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • I will here give first the text of Bekker, next the changes made by Waitz: my own opinion does not wholly coincide with either.

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  • The text and construction of Waitz appears to me the best, and I have followed him.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Oswalds tenants closely resemble the ministeriales of foreign bishops; see Waitz, Verfassungsgeschichte, v. 283–350.

    Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
  • Dr. Waitz supposes that even seven hundred 54miles from Sydney the natives sacrifice all young Mulattoes.

  • It was impossible for Aristotle to do what Waitz requires of him.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • The anthropologist can now say to the inquirer, Read and study Waitz, and you will learn all that science has yet to reveal.

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Waitz

/vaɪts/
noun
1.
Grete. 1953–2011, Norwegian long-distance runner and former marathon world champion
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