from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Chadwick, Henry 1824-1908. British-born American sportswriter who helped organize professional baseball. In 1869 he began an annual baseball handbook, which later became Spalding's Official Baseball Guide.
  • Chadwick, Sir James 1891-1974. British physicist. He won a 1935 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the neutron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.


Of Anglo-Saxon/Norse origin: a combination of the modernised Old English given name Ceadda and the anglicised Old Norse word vík, which was introduced into England by Scandinavian settlers. (Wiktionary)


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