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lonsdale

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Lonsdale
  (lŏnz'dāl')   
Irish physicist noted for using x-ray analysis to show that the carbon atoms in the benzene ring are arranged hexagonally and are in the same plane (1929).
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  • Your address is you say 470, lonsdale Street, West, so we know where to find you.

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  • Mr. lonsdale placed two snails in a small and badly kept garden.

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  • But you did not hear me speak of lonsdale; it was her ladyship who mentioned it.

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  • Do you know I have an uneasiness about these ladies in lonsdale?

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  • And your lonsdale has been examined and exhausted; all is safe there.

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  • She appealed to me to let her send it to you, because he had been at lonsdale already, and I could not refuse.

    Salem Chapel, v.1/2 Mrs. Oliphant
  • His name is Colonel Mildmay; he has been at lonsdale; did you hear of such a man?

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  • No; he never could find her—it did not turn out to be our lonsdale, I think—what is the matter?

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  • Let us get away from lonsdale, dear, before we say anything.

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