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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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SIR Cliff Richard celebrates his 75th birthday with a tender kiss on the lips from living doll Olivia Newton-John.
SIR Cliff Richard has put his UK home up for sale and has vowed never to return after it was raided by police, according to his friend, entertainer Cilla Black.
DISTRAUGHT Sir Cliff Richard has no idea who has accused him of historical sex abuse, a close pal has said.
THE police inquiry into singer Sir Cliff Richard has "increased signifi-cantly in size" and involves "more than one allegation", South Yorkshire's Chief Constable has revealed.
The police investigation into veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard, right, has "increased signifi-cantly in size" since its inception and involves "more than one allegation", South Yorkshire's chief constable has revealed.
SIR Cliff Richard is set to appear at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall next year as part of a special 75th birthday tour of the UK.
THE chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised to pop star Sir Cliff Richard if the force was "insensitive" about the search of his home.
SIR Cliff Richard is too tough a character to let child sex abuse allegations destroy him, one of his closest friends has claimed.
Sir Cliff Richard was quizzed by police yesterday over a sex crime claim involving a young boy.
MUSIC legend Sir Cliff Richard ended his British tour in Newcastle on Friday night The evergreen star has performed in the city for decades, always playing to packed audience and happy to meet his ever-adoring fans.
WHAT a ghastly yellow-tinged image of Sir Cliff Richard on Thursday's front page of the Liverpool Daily Post.
SIR Cliff Richard is teaming up with a string of soul stars to record an album of duets after Gloria Hunniford suggested the idea to executive producer David Gest during an episode of Celebrity Cash In The Attic.