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Doisy

[ doi-zee ]
/ ˈdɔɪ zi /
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noun
Edward Ad·el·bert [ad-l-bert, uh-del-], /ˈæd l bərt, əˈdɛl-/, 1893–1986, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1943.
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How to use Doisy in a sentence

  • Doisy gave credit, for he reckoned on the sisters and aunts of the pupils, who made it a point of honor to pay their debts.

    The Lily of the Valley|Honore de Balzac
  • I was forced to own a debt of a hundred francs to the Sieur Doisy, who threatened to ask my parents himself for the money.

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British Dictionary definitions for Doisy

Doisy
/ (ˈdɔɪzɪ) /

noun
Edward Adelbert. 1893–1986, US biochemist. He discovered (1939) the nature of vitamin K and shared a Nobel prize for medicine with Carl Dam (1943)
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