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Woodward

[woo d-werd] /ˈwʊd wərd/
noun
1.
C(omer) Vann, 1908–99, U.S. historian.
2.
Robert Burns, 1917–79, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
3.
a town in NW Oklahoma.
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  • Woodward thought he understood the drift of things, but he was desperately uncertain.

    Mingo Joel Chandler Harris
  • The renaissance classics may be studied in the works of Woodward and Laurie.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Woodward declared (in a letter to the Weekly Journal) that he was getting the best of it, when his foot slipped and he fell.

  • This is not Braithwaite's pidgin but Woodward's and there was no help for it.

  • Now all this was very courteous and kind of Mr. Woodward, and might have raised her spirits were it not for the eye.

British Dictionary definitions for Woodward

Woodward

/ˈwʊdwəd/
noun
1.
Sir Clive. born 1956, English Rugby Union player and subsequently (1997–2004) coach of the England team that won the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
2.
R(obert) B(urns). 1917–79, US chemist. For his work on the synthesis of quinine, strychnine, cholesterol, and other organic compounds he won the Nobel prize for chemistry 1965
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