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Darcy

(James) Les(lie). 1895--1917, Australian boxer and folk hero, who lost only five professional fights and was never knocked out, considered a martyr after his death from septicaemia during a tour of the United States

darcy

[′där·sē]
(physics)
A unit of permeability, equivalent to the passage of 1 cubic centimeter of fluid of 1 centipoise viscosity flowing in 1 second under a pressure of 1 atmosphere through a porous medium having a cross-sectional area of 1 square centimeter and a length of 1 centimeter.