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[hwip-uh l, wip-] /ˈʰwɪp əl, ˈwɪp-/
Fred Lawrence, 1906–2004, U.S. astronomer.
George Hoyt
[hoit] /hɔɪt/ (Show IPA),
1878–1976, U.S. pathologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1934. Unabridged
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  • "Captain Worth Gilbert's father," Whipple attempted pacification.

  • "I was just asking Mr. Boyne to tell you," Whipple came in smoothly.

  • Whipple's eye consulted that of his cashier and he broke off.

  • "We take that chance—that serious chance," replied Whipple solemnly.

  • "We might consider it," Whipple glanced doubtfully at his associates.

  • Whipple suddenly interrogated, raising his voice to top the pack-yell.

  • "After his father shot himself," Whipple's lowered tone was a plea.

  • Ride up to it she must, if she meant to go on teaching, for there was no more Whipple shack.

    Rim o' the World B. M. Bower
  • Figure 77 (after Whipple) shows the relative positions of the cottage and stream.

    Rural Hygiene Henry N. Ogden
  • General Whipple is my brother-in-law, and he will be p. 281here in a few days and live with us.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
Whipple in Medicine

Whipple Whip·ple (wĭp'əl), George Hoyt. 1878-1976.

American pathologist. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.

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