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[hich-ingz] /ˈhɪtʃ ɪŋz/
George Herbert, 1905–98, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1988. Unabridged
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  • Robert,” the Sheik paused because he was very sure of his grounds, “Hitchings.

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  • For some reason or other she saw that Mr. Hitchings looked greatly distressed.

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  • Will you—O, will you, my dear Mr. Hitchings, do a moving picture for me?

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  • It was mean, however, she thought of Mr. Hitchings not to have shown it to her.

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  • But Mr. Hitchings—however did you come to have him for a friend?

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  • One of Hitchings & Co.'s boilers furnishes the heat, and is connected with the tank by two inch iron pipe.

  • The Hitchings are his only respectable friends, but they live such a long way off now.

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  • For three days Mr. Hitchings had been taking his meals and notes with the Ben Butlers.

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  • I most certainly will,” replied Mr. Hitchings, “immediately—of a man packing his grip.

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Hitchings in Medicine

Hitchings Hitch·ings (hĭch'ĭngz), George Herbert. Born 1905.

American biochemist. He shared a 1988 Nobel Prize for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout.

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Hitchings in Science
American pharmacologist who with his colleague Gertrude Elion developed drugs to treat leukemia and malaria, gout, herpes, and urinary and respiratory tract infections. He and Elion shared with Sir James Black the 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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