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Bragg

 (brăg), Braxton 1817-1876.
American Confederate general in the Civil War who was defeated in the Chattanooga Campaign (1863).

Bragg

, Sir William Henry 1862-1942.
British physicist. He shared a 1915 Nobel Prize with his son, Australian-born Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), for using x-rays to analyze the structure of crystals.

Bragg

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1. (Biography) Billy. born 1957, British rock singer and songwriter, noted for his political protest songs; recordings include Between the Wars (1985), Workers' Playtime (1988), Mermaid Avenue (1998), and England, Half English (2002)
2. (Biography) Melvyn, Baron. born 1939, British novelist, broadcaster, and television executive; presenter of The South Bank Show since 1978
3. (Biography) Sir William Henry. 1862–1942, British physicist, who shared a Nobel prize for physics (1915) with his son, for their study of crystal structures by means of X-rays
4. (Biography) his son, Sir (William) Lawrence, 1890–1971, British physicist

Bragg

(bræg)

n.
1. Braxton, 1817–76, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
2. Sir William Henry, 1862–1942, and his son, Sir William Lawrence, 1890–1971, English physicists: Nobel prize winners 1915.
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He was almost a skeleton when they put him on board the Ramchunder East Indiaman, Captain Bragg, from Calcutta, touching at Madras, and so weak and prostrate that his friend who had tended him through his illness prophesied that the honest Major would never survive the voyage, and that he would pass some morning, shrouded in flag and hammock, over the ship's side, and carrying down to the sea with him the relic that he wore at his heart.
There were no ladies on board; the Major gave the pas of precedency to the civilian, so that he was the first dignitary at table, and treated by Captain Bragg and the officers of the Ramchunder with the respect which his rank warranted.
He ain't got distangy manners, dammy," Bragg observed to his first mate; "he wouldn't do at Government House, Roper, where his Lordship and Lady William was as kind to me, and shook hands with me before the whole company, and asking me at dinner to take beer with him, before the Commander-in-Chief himself; he ain't got manners, but there's something about him--" And thus Captain Bragg showed that he possessed discrimination as a man, as well as ability as a commander.
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Herschelle Gibbs, Will Bragg and Gareth Rees all made major contributions as Glamorgan scored 350 for eight declared in reply to Gloucestershire's 400 for nine at Bristol.
IT'S hard to imagine how one man and a guitar can hold an audience rapt - I'm glad to say Billy Bragg can still manage it.
Robert Bragg, a 24-year-old military policeman who lives in Dayton, Ohio, was at his house at about 1:30 p.
Bragg is back with new and enhanced tips designed to improve the efficiency of business accounting departments.
Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Ft Bragg, NC
Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall occupy over 160,000 acres (65,000 hectares) of North Carolina.
Toward the end of November 1863, four months after the twin disasters of Vicks-burg and Gettysburg, Confederate forces led by General Braxton Bragg followed up a bloody victory at Chickamauga by laying siege to William Rosecran's Army of the Cumberland in Chattanooga.
4] by following Scherm's suggestion to insert the sample with its surface parallel to the Bragg planes of the interferometer.