- Thomas Kel·ly [kel-ee] /ˈkɛl i/, 1841–1915, English clergyman and Biblical scholar.
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Examples from the Web for cheyne
Cheyne drew a cigar from his vest-pocket, bit off the end, and fell to smoking.
Cheyne addressed himself to her, and she gave consent wearily.
Cheyne laughed till he nearly fell off the pile into the water.
It's close in along with them Dagoes, an' the fresh air will fresh Mrs. Cheyne up.
The secretary ran for Mrs. Cheyne's doctor, who found Cheyne pacing to and fro.
- Scottish physician who described (1818) the breathing irregularity now known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
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