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Todd

[tod] /tɒd/
noun
1.
Alexander Robertus
[roh-bur-tuh s] /roʊˈbɜr təs/ (Show IPA),
(Baron of Trumpington) 1907–97, Scottish chemist: Nobel prize 1957.
2.
David, 1855–1939, U.S. astronomer and teacher.
3.
a male given name.
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  • He shook hands with them all again, including Mr. Todd, who was going with him.

    The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington
  • He laughed most of the way home, and Mr. Todd walked at his side in amazement.

    The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington
  • He is going to be with Mrs. Todd at the Enchanted Kingdom, and so we'll probably see him.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
  • "Go with Mrs. Todd, dearie," Martha directed as she had always done.

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  • At the end of that period, Dr. Todd attained his legal majority.

    The Pioneers James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for Todd

Todd

/tɒd/
noun
1.
Baron Alexander Robertus. 1907–97, Scottish chemist, noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids: Nobel prize for chemistry 1957
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Word Origin and History for Todd

masc. proper name, also a surname (late 12c.), from Middle English todde "fox," a Northern English word of unknown origin.

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Todd in Medicine

Todd (tŏd), Sir Alexander Robertus. Born 1907.

British chemist. He won a 1957 Nobel Prize for his study of nucleic acids and nucleotide structures.

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