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Briggs

[brigz]
noun
  1. Henry,1561–1630, English mathematician.
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  • Miss Briggs, the maid, sir—but she's just ready to go out, sir.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • You've sent Briggs off, and I've all that packing and unpacking to do.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Briggs is in charge on the third floor front, and Dickson has the back rooms.

  • From Mr. Briggs, who, of course, got them by letter from his daughter.

  • If you hire detectives, Mr. Briggs, you must take care of them.


British Dictionary definitions for briggs

Briggs

noun
  1. Henry . 1561–1631, English mathematician: introduced common logarithms
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