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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 larked with the midshipmen, played single-stick with the mates, ran up the shrouds like a boy, sang a comic song one night to the amusement of the whole party assembled over their grog after supper, and rendered himself so gay, lively, and amiable that even Captain Bragg, who thought there was nothing in his passenger, and considered he was a poor-spirited feller at first, was constrained to own that the Major was a reserved but well-informed and meritorious officer.
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