Alexander JohnAlexander John Sharpe, 1814–90, English phonetician and mathematician.
(Henry) Have·lock [hav-lok] /ˈhæv lɒk/, 1859–1939, English psychologist and writer.



noun Scandinavian Mythology.

an old woman, a personification of old age, who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.

Origin of Elli

< Icelandic elli, literally, old age. Cf. eld
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Alexander John . 1814–90, English philologist: made the first systematic survey of the phonology of British dialects
(Henry) Havelock (ˈhævlɒk). 1859–1939, English essayist: author of works on the psychology of sex
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[ĕlĭs](Henry) Havelock 1859-1939

British psychologist and writer known for his pioneering works on sexuality, such as Studies in the Psychology of Sex (seven volumes, 1897-1928).
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