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  1. Frederick, 1839–1927, Australian swimmer and coach, born in England: developed the Australian crawl.
  2. his son Syd·ney St. Leon·ards [sid, -nee seynt , len, -erdz], Sid, 1881–1945, Australian-American swimmer and coach: developed the butterfly stroke.

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Set for a May 6, 2016 release, this film seems to have it all: superheroes, Man of Steel director Zack Snyder, and Henry Cavill.

Cavill, 30, looks dynamite in a suit, and has an air of mystery about him, which helped in his portrayal of the Son of Jor-El.

At that same age, Cavill had a chance run-in with his would be co-star and idol, Russell Crowe.

But what else do we know about ‘Man of Steel’ actor Henry Cavill?

In other words, Cavill should have no problem breaking the curse—if there even is a curse—with the greatest of ease.

At 12 A.M. Cavill's Island bearing north-west distant 10 miles.

Least upone this our generalitie ungodlie men tak occasioun to cavill, this we adde for explicatioun.

On the evening of the same day Cavill's or Cavalli Island was sighted, and a native fire could be seen burning there.