[noo-kuh m, nyoo-]
- Simon,1835–1909, U.S. astronomer.
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Newcomb and Baker and Mullet and Black began talking all together.
"It's eight, I tell you," broke in Newcomb, before I could answer.
An Albany regiment, the 91st, was guarding our office—Newcomb was an Albany lawyer.
At the hotel I found Newcomb's room number, went to it and rapped on the door.
The hour was well along in the evening, and Newcomb's nerve was shaky.
- Simon. 1835–1909, US astronomer, noted for his tables of celestial bodies and astronomical constants
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