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Haldane

[hawl-deyn] /ˈhɔl deɪn/
noun
1.
John Burdon Sanderson
[bur-dn san-der-suh n] /ˈbɜr dn ˈsæn dər sən/ (Show IPA),
1892–1964, English biochemist, geneticist, and writer.
2.
his father, John Scott, 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist and writer.
3.
Richard Burdon (Viscount Haldane of Cloan) 1856–1928, Scottish jurist, statesman, and writer (brother of John Scott).
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  • “If your confession is to be of any avail to you, it must be complete,” said Haldane gravely.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • “It is thy confession of sin wherewith I deal,” answered Haldane sternly.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • “That depends on the planets,” replied Haldane mysteriously.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • “The good Lord would look to the child,” said Haldane unexpectedly.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • “I shall think of her, not of you,” replied Haldane shortly.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • “When folks are wed, they commonly have gifts made them,” said Haldane with a smile.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • Haldane had been laying fresh sticks on the embers while she spoke.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • We want to go all we can just now, to overhaul that ship Haldane saw.

    The Ghost Ship John C. Hutcheson
  • Master Haldane seed it, and I seed it, and poor Jackson seed it.

    The Ghost Ship John C. Hutcheson
  • Mr. Henry Grenfell and Mr. Haldane have been glued to it till they finished it.

    The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward Janet Penrose Trevelyan
British Dictionary definitions for Haldane

Haldane

/ˈhɔːldeɪn/
noun
1.
J(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson) 1892–1964, Scottish biochemist, geneticist, and writer on science
2.
his father, John Scott. 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist, noted particularly for his research into industrial diseases
3.
his brother, Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan. 1856–1928, British statesman and jurist. As secretary of state for war (1905–12) he reorganized the army and set up the territorial reserve
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Haldane in Medicine

Haldane Hal·dane (hôl'dān', -dən)

Family of Scottish intellectuals and scientists, including John Scott Haldane (1860-1936), a physiologist noted for his studies of the exchange of gases during respiration; and his son John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (1892-1964), a geneticist.

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