Shope

[ shōp ]
Richard 1901-1966

American pathologist and virologist who was the first to isolate an influenza virus.

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
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Example sentences from the Web for shope

  • Shope was given coffee and a cigar and put on watch, while all hands joined in a meal in the cabin.

    Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore
  • Trask soon followed, observing that Shope was in the fore crosstrees studying the distant speck with a glass.

    Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore
  • Bevins, Shope, and Pennock had no idea of what had been planned until Jarrow told the whole plot ashore.

    Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore
  • Captain Jarrow summoned him to the cabin door and introduced him as "Shope, who was to go b'sun."

    Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore