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[woo d-werd] /ˈwʊd wərd/
C(omer) Vann, 1908–99, U.S. historian.
Robert Burns, 1917–79, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
a town in NW Oklahoma. Unabridged
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  • The renaissance classics may be studied in the works of Woodward and Laurie.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • This is not Braithwaite's pidgin but Woodward's and there was no help for it.

  • "I will see Mr. Woodward's executor tomorrow morning," said Raeburn.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • On Woodward giving a few pence, his friend said, "I believe that fellow is an impostor."

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • There is no greater authority on the subject than Professor Woodward.

    The Evolution of Modern Capitalism John Atkinson Hobson
British Dictionary definitions for Woodward


Sir Clive. born 1956, English Rugby Union player and subsequently (1997–2004) coach of the England team that won the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
R(obert) B(urns). 1917–79, US chemist. For his work on the synthesis of quinine, strychnine, cholesterol, and other organic compounds he won the Nobel prize for chemistry 1965
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