[klawd; French klohd]
- Albert,1899–1983, U.S. biologist, born in Belgium: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974.
- Also Claud. a male given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.”
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Examples from the Web for claude
Some of these critics, notably Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, and Eric Rohmer, later became filmmakers of international repute.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
The first commission member to be forced out was Claude Peterson, a Vietnam vet who had signed the petition.In 2005, ‘Iowa Nice’ Ernst Helped to Oust Veterans From Local Board After They Opposed Her Candidacy
October 13, 2014
The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss saw the Amazon rainforest, as he saw most things, as a complex structure.Exploring the Amazon, While We Still Can
May 15, 2014
As we were getting ready to repair to his capacious table, we were joined by Claude Lanzmann, the maker of the film Shoah.My Moments With Ariel Sharon
January 11, 2014
“We remain very opposed to the sexualisation of children and of childhood,” says Kidscape red Claude Knight.The Misplaced Outrage Over Gwyneth Paltrow’s Bikinis for Little Girls
April 24, 2013
My name is Claude Bennett, and I'm happy to make your acquaintance.Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
John had not greatly liked the look of Mr. Claude Jannissary.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
But you, Teresa, were born to see life through the Claude glass.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
Claude and the keeper Lucas were on the look out to see that the band did not come back.
I summoned my faithful Claude, and learned that we were to stop and wait for help.
- Albert. 1898–1983, US cell biologist, born in Belgium: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1974) for work on microsomes and mitochondria
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Word Origin and History for claude
masc. proper name, from French form of Claudius.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Belgian-born American biologist who was among the first to use the electron microscope for biological research. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for developing methods of separating and analyzing cell components.
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