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Eccles

[ek-uh lz] /ˈɛk əlz/
noun
1.
Sir John Carew
[kuh-roo] /kəˈru/ (Show IPA),
1903–97, Australian physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963.
2.
Marriner Stoddard
[mar-uh-ner stod-erd] /ˈmær ə nər ˈstɒd ərd/ (Show IPA),
1890–1977, U.S. economist and banker.

eccl.

or eccles

Eccl.

or Eccles

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  • The man Eccles shut the door, mounting the box beside the driver.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Eccles jumped down from the box and scurried to open the front door.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Eccles faced him unwillingly, with a stolid front but shifty eyes.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Now then, "Eccles enters breathless, Esther and Polly rise."

  • He then read, "Send down Eccles or Beattie by next train; he is worse."

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I. Charles James Lever
  • Mr. Eccles takes oysters; but he won't have them opened till he's down.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for Eccles

Eccles1

/ˈɛkəlz/
noun
1.
a town in NW England, in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 36 610 (2001)

Eccles2

/ˈɛkəlz/
noun
1.
Sir John Carew. 1903–97, Australian physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology (1963) with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley for their work on conduction of nervous impulses

eccl.

abbreviation
1.
ecclesiastic(al)
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Eccles in Medicine

Eccles Ec·cles (ěk'əlz), Sir John Carew. Born 1903.

Australian physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.

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