Origin of cavendish
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The table was set with the Cavendish silver and crystal and various sumptuous-looking bottles from the wine cellar.The Duchess Who Secretly Loved Elvis: Remembering Lunch with 'Debo,' The Last Mitford Sister|Lloyd Grove|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I need not tell you, my dear Cavendish, how distressed I am at this most tragic affair.The Mysterious Affair at Styles|Agatha Christie
The light from the Cavendish hearth continued to brighten the scene, for Polly was recklessly sacrificing her best straw tick.The Prodigal Judge|Vaughan Kester
"Perhaps those are not the signatures of the witnesses," said Mr. Cavendish, with an angry sneer.
The balls of the Cavendish apparatus, weighing several hundredweight each, are replaced by balls weighing 1¾ pounds only.
Mr. Belcher was afraid of Cavendish, as far as he could be afraid of any man.