- Alexander Ro·ber·tus [roh-bur-tuh s] /roʊˈbɜr təs/Baron of Trumpington, 1907–97, Scottish chemist: Nobel prize 1957.
- David,1855–1939, U.S. astronomer and teacher.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for todd
Dean Todd arranged for me to sit behind a screen and talk about my rape for a group of student leaders and activists.
Dean Todd remained my friend until I graduated in 1988, with my degree in English literature.
“Wherever the investigation leads is where the district attorney plans to go,” Todd told The Daily Beast.New York's Next Killer-Cop Grand Jury
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Todd is at his best discussing the unbelievably botched rollout of healthcare.gov.
What specifically did Obama stand to gain if he did what Todd thinks he should do?
He shook hands with them all again, including Mr. Todd, who was going with him.
He laughed most of the way home, and Mr. Todd walked at his side in amazement.
He is going to be with Mrs. Todd at the Enchanted Kingdom, and so we'll probably see him.
"Go with Mrs. Todd, dearie," Martha directed as she had always done.
At the end of that period, Dr. Todd attained his legal majority.The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
- Baron Alexander Robertus . 1907–97, Scottish chemist, noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids: Nobel prize for chemistry 1957
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Word Origin and History for todd
masc. proper name, also a surname (late 12c.), from Middle English todde "fox," a Northern English word of unknown origin.
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Todd(tŏd)Sir Alexander Robertus 1907-1997
- British chemist. He won a 1957 Nobel Prize for his study of nucleic acids and nucleotide structures.
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