- Milton,1893–1965, U.S. painter.
- a male given name: from Old English words meaning “elf” and “favor.”
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Examples from the Web for avery
Derrick “Pimp Snooky” Avery was sent away for 20 years in 2010.
Avery said of himself, “Pimp Snooky is a brand, like Pepsi.”
As Avery and McLaughlin argue, the Federalist Society deals with “many of the crucial issues of twentieth-century America.”
Avery and McLaughlin argue that the Federalist Society is primarily a “group of intellectuals.”
By the time Avery made it to the city May 7, more than 3,000 black young people were marching on the city.How the Children of Birmingham Changed the Civil-Rights Movement
Lottie L. Joiner
May 2, 2013
Thacher was Avery's companion and survived to tell the tale.The Works of Whittier, Volume I (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Margaret followed her to ask whether Henry knew about Miss Avery's rudeness.
You accepted a present from Miss Avery when you were married.
She looked at Miss Avery intently, trying to understand the kink in her brain.
Miss Avery replied: "Things went on until there were no men."
- American bacteriologist noted for establishing (1944) that DNA is responsible for the transmission of heritable characteristics.
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- Canadian-born American bacteriologist who demonstrated in 1944 that DNA was the material that caused genetic changes in bacteria. His work was vital to scientists who later established that DNA is the carrier of genetic information in all living organisms.
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