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Lippershey

/ˈlɪpəsˌhaɪ/
noun
1.
Hans. died ?1619, Dutch lens grinder, who built the first telescope
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  • He did not have it made in Holland, but constructed it himself on lippershey's principle.

    Astronomical Myths John F. Blake
  • They refused the patent, and though the discovery was soon found of value, lippershey reaped no benefit.

    Astronomical Myths John F. Blake

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