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 (rē-shärd′), Joseph Henri Maurice Known as "Rocket." 1921-2000.
Canadian hockey player. A right wing for the Montreal Canadiens (1942-1960), he led his team to eight Stanley Cup championships and was the first player to score 50 goals in a season.


1. (Biography) Sir Cliff, real name Harry Rodger Webb. born 1940, British pop singer. Film musicals include The Young Ones (1961) and Summer Holiday (1962)
2. (Biography) Maurice, known as Rocket. 1921–2000, Canadian ice-hockey player


(rɪˈʃɑrd; Fr. riˈʃar)

n. Mau•rice (mɔˈris; Fr. moʊˈris)
( “the Rocket” ),
1921–2000, Canadian hockey player.


(ˈrɪtʃ ərd)
1. Richard I ( “Richard the Lion-Hearted,” “Richard Coeur de Lion” ), 1157–99, king of England 1189–99.
2. Richard II, 1367–1400, king of England 1377–99 (son of Edward, Prince of Wales).
3. Richard III (Duke of Gloucester), 1452–85, king of England 1483–85.


[ˈrɪtʃəd] NRicardo
Richard (the) LionheartRicardo Corazón de León


nRichard m; Richard (the) LionheartRichard Löwenherz
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He is at meat, good knight, and he looketh for thy coming," quoth the porter, "for, if I mistake not, thou art Sir Richard of the Lea.
I am Sir Richard of the Lea; then I will go seek him forthwith," said the Knight.
Without an instant's hesitation, Natalie darted back to her own door, just in time to escape Richard Turlington descending the cabin stairs.
You know Richard's way; Richard left him no other choice.
asked a haughty voice; and Sir Richard himself stepped forth upon the turret.
First show me your warrants," said Sir Richard curtly.
We held many consultations about what Richard was to be, first without Mr.
Still, although I had no doubt that they were very beautiful, and very improving, and very sufficient for a great many purposes of life, and always remembered all through life, I did doubt whether Richard would not have profited by some one studying him a little, instead of his studying them quite so much.
Only the last ship, the Revenge, commanded by the Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Grenville, lost the wind and was caught between two great squadrons of the Spanish.
Like tones of silver, amid the loud cries of Richard.
Nor was he less surprised to see Richard surrounded by so many silvan attendants, the outlaws, as they seemed to be, of the forest, and a perilous retinue therefore for a prince.
Lastly, he was a charming fellow and showed that he was not lacking in intelligence, for, as soon as he made up his mind to be a sleeping partner in the Opera, he selected the best possible active manager and went straight to Firmin Richard.