Claude [klohd], /kloʊd/, 1813–78, French physiologist.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bear” and “hardy.”
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How to use Bernard in a sentence
I think that served us well, me and Bernard, and I think Meb used to do the same thing, too.
Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU | Anthony Haden-Guest | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley ruled that the law “unreasonably burdens” the right to vote.
The pioneering geographer Bernard Nietschmann once contended “more indigenous territory has been claimed by maps than by guns.”
Bernard: Theaters like Regal and other chains all have specialized marketing departments for foreign films.Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film | Richard Porton | May 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bernard: Bennett [Miller] is old school; he took a while to finish it.Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film | Richard Porton | May 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
Bernard was uncomfortable enough not to care to be mocked; but he felt even more sorry that Gordon should be.
Bernard, professing great alacrity, looked about him; but he still lingered near his companions.
Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.
"I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
British Dictionary definitions for Bernard
(French bɛrnar) Claude (klod). 1813–78, French physiologist, noted for his research on the action of secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver
(ˈbɜːnəd) Saint, known as Bernard of Menthon and the Apostle of the Alps . 923–1008, French monk who founded hospices in the Alpine passes. Feast day: Aug 20
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Scientific definitions for Bernard
French physiologist noted for his study of the chemical reactions involved in the digestive system and of the connection between the liver and the nervous system. His work laid the foundation for experimental medicine.
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