- Dickinson Wood·ruff [woo d-ruhf] /ˈwʊd rʌf/, 1895–1973, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1956.
- I(vor) A(rmstrong) [ahy-ver, ee-ver] /ˈaɪ vər, ˈi vər/, 1893–1979, English literary critic in the U.S.
- Theodore William,1868–1928, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1914.
- Mau·rice [maw-rees; French moh-rees] /mɔˈris; French moʊˈris/, Rocket, 1921–2000, Canadian hockey player.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for richards
“Change can be exciting,” Cuomo says to Richards as he helps her pack up her office.Mario Cuomo, Ann Richards Concede to Doritos
The Daily Beast Video
January 2, 2015
One day while Richards was campaigning, someone reported there was a bomb on her small plane.My Love Letter to the Stetson
December 24, 2014
“From Day One we were doing commitment ceremonies,” Richards says.Gay Weddings Come to Las Vegas’s Elvis Chapel
John L. Smith
October 17, 2014
Richards nails that friendship in language so simple and true that any child could understand it.Exile on Sesame Street: Keith Richards Writes a Kids’ Book
September 12, 2014
In her sentencing order, Jurden noted that Richards “would not fare well” behind bars.America’s Prison System: Not Faring Well Either
April 5, 2014
Left Colona, accompanied by Police-trooper Richards and party.Explorations in Australia
There was no task that suited our Captain Richards better than that.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
I am indebted to Mrs. Richards for this method of extracting the oil.
I am afraid Richards is not quite the man to have charge of things down there.Gloria and Treeless Street
Annie Hamilton Donnell
We waited until near dark for Richards, but he did not come.The Long Labrador Trail
- I (vor) A (rmstrong). 1893–1979, British literary critic and linguist, who, with C. K. Ogden, wrote The Meaning of Meaning (1923) and devised Basic English
- Sir Gordon . 1904–86, English flat-racing jockey: champion jockey 26 times between 1925 and 1953; won 4870 races, including fourteen English classics
- Sir Viv, full name Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards . born 1952, West Indian cricketer, born in Antigua; played in 121 tests, 50 as captain; scored 8,540 test runs
- Sir Cliff, real name Harry Rodger Webb . born 1940, British pop singer. Film musicals include The Young Ones (1961) and Summer Holiday (1962)
- Maurice, known as Rocket . (1921–2000); Canadian ice hockey player
Word Origin and History for richards
masc. proper name, Middle English Rycharde, from Old French Richard, from Old High German Ricohard "strong in rule," from Proto-Germanic *rik- "ruler" (see rich) + *harthu "hard," from PIE *kar-o- (see hard). "One of the most popular names introduced by the Normans. Usually Latinized as Ricardus, the common form was Ricard, whence the pet form Rick, etc." ["Dictionary of English Surnames"]
Richards(rĭch′ərdz)Dickinson Woodruff 1895-1973
- American physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
- American chemist and educator whose survey of water quality in Massachusetts led to the establishment of the first water quality standards in the United States and the first modern sewage treatment plant.