Todd


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Todd

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n
(Biography) Baron Alexander Robertus. 1907–97, Scottish chemist, noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids: Nobel prize for chemistry 1957

Todd

(tɒd)

n.
Alexander Robertus (Baron of Trumpington), born 1907, Scottish chemist: Nobel prize 1957.
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Noun1.Todd - Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
2.Todd - fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
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The brave and much lamented Colonels Todd and Trigg, Major Harland and my second son, were among the dead.
Perhaps his mother had a reasonable distrust of the practice of Dr Todd, who must then have been in the novitiate of his experimental acquirements.
Astor learnt that the Northwest Company were preparing to send out an armed ship of twenty guns, called the Isaac Todd, to form an establishment at the mouth of the Columbia.
This would be all the more telling, as hospitable Todd is entertaining in Lord Falconroy, the famous traveller, a true-blooded aristocrat fresh from England's oak-groves.
You will notice that these two cuttings have only one thing in common, which is the mention of Pilgrim's Pond, the estate, as you know, of the millionaire Ireton Todd.
Anyhow," said Usher, "Last-Trick Todd counts for a great deal in this rum affair.
Last-Trick Todd has made himself big by his own considerable abilities; and there's no doubt that many of those on whom he has shown his abilities would like to show theirs on him with a shot-gun.
Pancras, and a young baker's boy made sarcastic comments upon his appearance, the youthful patrician pulled off his dandy jacket with great spirit, and giving it in charge to the friend who accompanied him (Master Todd, of Great Coram Street, Russell Square, son of the junior partner of the house of Osborne and Co.
This young Todd, of Coram Street, Russell Square, was Master George's great friend and admirer.
In the company of this gentleman they visited all the principal theatres of the metropolis; knew the names of all the actors from Drury Lane to Sadler's Wells; and performed, indeed, many of the plays to the Todd family and their youthful friends, with West's famous characters, on their pasteboard theatre.
Bluck, the neglected young pupil of three-and-twenty from the agricultural district, and that idle young scapegrace of a Master Todd before mentioned, received little eighteen-penny books, with "Athene" engraved on them, and a pompous Latin inscription from the professor to his young friends.
Todd is right about your looking too particular, yesterday, all in white.