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Ram·say

 (răm′zē), Allan 1686-1758.
Scottish poet noted for his patriotic and pastoral works, including the drama The Gentle Shepherd (1725).

Ram·say

 (răm′zē), Sir William 1852-1916.
British chemist. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for discovering the noble gases argon, helium, neon, xenon, and krypton.

Ramsay

(ˈræmzɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Allan. ?1686–1758, Scottish poet, editor, and bookseller, noted particularly for his pastoral comedy The Gentle Shepherd (1725): first person to introduce the circulating library in Scotland
2. (Biography) his son, Allan 1713–84, Scottish portrait painter
3. (Biography) James Andrew Broun Ramsay See Dalhousie2
4. (Biography) Gordon. born 1963, British chef and restaurateur; achieved a third Michelin star (2001)
5. (Biography) Sir William. 1852–1916, Scottish chemist. He discovered argon (1894) with Rayleigh, isolated helium (1895), and identified neon, krypton, and xenon: Nobel prize for chemistry 1904

Ram•say

(ˈræm zi)

n.
1. Allan, 1686–1758, Scottish poet.
2. George, Dalhousie, George Ramsay, Earl of.
3. James Andrew Broun, Dalhousie, James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl of.
4. Sir William, 1852–1916, English chemist.
References in classic literature ?
At the door stood Malcolm Ramsay, a homely neighbour youth who had been courting Ursula in his clumsy way ever since she grew up.
So she gave the miserable Ramsay a look that made him cringe, and swept into her room with her head in the air.
Professor Ramsay has given me the maximum thickness, in most cases from actual measurement, in a few cases from estimate, of each formation in different parts of Great Britain; and this is the result:-
Ramsay has published an account of a downthrow in Anglesea of 2300 feet; and he informs me that he fully believes there is one in Merionethshire of 12,000 feet; yet in these cases there is nothing on the surface to show such prodigious movements; the pile of rocks on the one or other side having been smoothly swept away.
Hunt, Ramsay Crooks, Robert Stuart, and other intrepid Astorians, in their ill-fated expeditions across the mountains, appeared for a time to check all further enterprise in that direction.
Ramsay Crooks, of Snake River renown, who still officiates as its president.
Ramsay Crooks- His Character.- His Risks Among the Indians.-His Warning Concerning Sioux and Blackfeet.- Embarkation of Recruits.- Parting Scenes Between Brothers, Cousins, Wives, Sweethearts, and Pot Companions.
Ramsay Crooks, a young man, a native of Scotland, who had served under the Northwest Company, and been engaged in trading expeditions upon his individual account, among the tribes of the Missouri.
For the sake of brevity, we will call Henry Augustus Ramsay Faizanne, "The Worm," although he really was an exceedingly pretty boy, without a hair on his face, and with a waist like a girl's when he came out to the Second "Shikarris" and was made unhappy in several ways.
Chef Gordon Ramsay cooks a feast with Chef Najat Kaanache to celebrate Berber New Year in Morocco.
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