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Lovell

[lov-uh l] /ˈlɒv əl/
noun
1.
Sir Alfred Charles Bernard, 1913–2012, British astronomer.
2.
a male given name.
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  • Do not despair, Mr. Lovell; and as far as my consent goes, you may have it to-morrow, if you like.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • The bell had been ringing while Lovell and the banker had stood upon the platform talking.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • There were some new ones too, for Lovell had supplied all that was lacking.

  • The bridal feast was held at Lovell Tower, and all the neighbours were invited to it.

    Mistress Margery Emily Sarah Holt
  • There is here a messenger from Lovell Tower, who would have speech of my Lady.

    Mistress Margery Emily Sarah Holt
British Dictionary definitions for Lovell

Lovell

/ˈlʌvəl/
noun
1.
Sir Bernard. 1913–2012 English radio astronomer; founder (1951) and director of Jodrell Bank
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