[woo d-werd]


C(omer) Vann,1908–99, U.S. historian.
Robert Burns,1917–79, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
a town in NW Oklahoma.

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  • The renaissance classics may be studied in the works of Woodward and Laurie.

    College Teaching

    Paul Klapper

  • This is not Braithwaite's pidgin but Woodward's and there was no help for it.

  • "I will see Mr. Woodward's executor tomorrow morning," said Raeburn.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • On Woodward giving a few pence, his friend said, "I believe that fellow is an impostor."

    The Jest Book

    Mark Lemon

  • There is no greater authority on the subject than Professor Woodward.

British Dictionary definitions for woodward



Sir Clive . born 1956, English Rugby Union player and subsequently (1997–2004) coach of the England team that won the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
R (obert) B (urns). 1917–79, US chemist. For his work on the synthesis of quinine, strychnine, cholesterol, and other organic compounds he won the Nobel prize for chemistry 1965
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