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Lonsdale

[lŏnzdāl′]
  1. Irish physicist noted for using x-ray analysis to show that the carbon atoms in the benzene ring are arranged hexagonally and are in the same plane (1929).
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  • Your address is you say 470, Lonsdale Street, West, so we know where to find you.

  • Mr. Lonsdale placed two snails in a small and badly kept garden.

  • But you did not hear me speak of Lonsdale; it was her ladyship who mentioned it.

    Salem Chapel, v.1/2

    Mrs. Oliphant

  • Do you know I have an uneasiness about these ladies in Lonsdale?

    Salem Chapel, v.1/2

    Mrs. Oliphant

  • And your Lonsdale has been examined and exhausted; all is safe there.

    Salem Chapel, v.1/2

    Mrs. Oliphant