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Chadwick

[chad-wik] /ˈtʃæd wɪk/
noun
1.
Florence (May) 1918–1995, U.S. long-distance swimmer.
2.
Henry, 1824–1908, U.S. sportswriter and baseball pioneer, born in England.
3.
George Whitefield, 1854–1931, U.S. composer.
4.
James, 1891–1974, English physicist: discoverer of the neutron; Nobel Prize 1935.
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  • Miss Chadwick had other duties besides that of nursing a baby.

  • Just then Mr. and Mrs. Chadwick came down, looking grave and discomposed.

    A House to Let Charles Dickens
  • Chadwick has two folk-songs of his own, however, which are superb.

  • But youre always coming in with Mrs. Chadwick, said Miss Toner.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • After breakfast, in the sunlight on the terrace, Mrs. Chadwick confided her hopes to him.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Ill go to church for love of Mrs. Chadwick, but not for the sake of the discipline!

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • After all, he was reassuring himself as well as Mrs. Chadwick, it hasnt hurt her.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
British Dictionary definitions for Chadwick

Chadwick

/ˈtʃædwɪk/
noun
1.
Sir Edwin. 1800–90, British social reformer, known for his Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842)
2.
Sir James. 1891–1974, British physicist: discovered the neutron (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1935
3.
Lynn (Russell). 1914–2003, British sculptor in metal
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Chadwick in Science
Chadwick
  (chād'wĭk)   
British physicist who in 1932 discovered the neutron. For this work, he received the 1935 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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