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Macleod

[muh-kloud] /məˈklaʊd/
noun
1.
Fiona, Sharp, William.
2.
John James Rickard
[rik-erd] /ˈrɪk ərd/ (Show IPA),
1876–1935, Scottish physiologist: one of the discoverers of insulin; Nobel Prize in medicine 1923.
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  • Happy country was ours to have a Macleod on the spot through these troublous years!

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • Some hold that no woman may pass, and others that none may pass but a Macleod.

  • The prayer had ended and the Macleod party were sailing down the aisle.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine
  • If you knew Macleod you 'd agree with me that he is a man of parts.

    The House

    Eugene Field
  • "For the very best reason in the world," answered Mr. Macleod.

    The House

    Eugene Field
  • I referred Mr. Macleod to Alice, as I had referred the others.

    The House

    Eugene Field
  • That night no one could sleep a wink, except the big Scotsman Macleod.

    Blue Lights R.M. Ballantyne
  • I expect old Macleod, our manager, will come, and you and he may be able to concoct a plan.

    In Quest of Gold Alfred St. Johnston
  • Macleod may be away a day or two, and even then may not bring the police with him.

    In Quest of Gold Alfred St. Johnston
  • Then turning to the corporal, he inquired if Colonel Macleod was in the village.

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British Dictionary definitions for Macleod

Macleod

/məˈklaʊd/
noun
1.
John James Rickard. 1876–1935, Scottish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1923) with Banting for their part in discovering insulin
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Macleod in Medicine

Macleod Mac·leod (mə-kloud'), John James Rickard. 1876-1935.

British physiologist. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery and successful clinical application of insulin.

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