from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Cavendish, Henry 1731-1810. British chemist and physicist who discovered the properties of hydrogen and established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. Leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tobacco which has been softened, pressed into quadrangular cakes, and sweetened with syrup or molasses, for chewing or smoking. Also called negro-head.
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- n. British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
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