|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)|
|2.||a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)|
|3.||a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)|
|4.||the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)|
|5.||the former name of Churchill|
|1.||Alexander. ?1757--1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789--95) established a federal bank|
|2.||Lady Emma. ?1765--1815, mistress of Nelson|
|3.||James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606--49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed|
|4.||Lewis Carl. born 1985, English formula 1 racing driver|
|5.||Richard. born 1922, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style|
|6.||Sir William Rowan. 1805--65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions|
Hamilton Ham·il·ton (hām'əl-tən), Alice. 1869-1970.
American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
Lyon Ly·on (lī'ən), Mary Francis. Born 1925.
British geneticist whose research on mice led to her formulation of the Lyon hypothesis.