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Davy

Sir Humphry. 1778--1829, English chemist who isolated sodium, magnesium, chlorine, and other elements and suggested the electrical nature of chemical combination. He invented the Davy lamp

Davy

Justice Shallow’s varlet; assumes identity of master. [Br. Lit.: Henry IV]
See: Butler
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At age 10, Davy was growing out of everything, but his mother said they couldn't buy anything new until after the winter, and maybe not even then.
Prior to that night, I remember Davy mainly for his cuff links, which had gold horseshoes affixed to a buffalo nickel.
According to Grandfather Henry Sydney Davy, Peter was a cooper by trade and he and a neighbour ser out in the early spring of 1806 by canoe up the Millhaven Creek in search of white oak timber from which to make barrel staves.
Davy Jones and his crew are fantastic, flawless creations -- you can't take your eyes off them.
The second casting is due to leave Sheffield from Davy Markham at the end of this week.
The truth is, though, that the lamp designed by Davy was a very different thing from today's version.
But Davy, 19, who lives with his parents, denies he's a dim bore.
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The post office and village store at Birdingbury, near Rugby, is thriving after the pounds 6,000 boost from the Vital Villages scheme allowed Mrs Davy to expand the business.
The careers of William Cullen, Joseph Black, Joseph Priestley, and Humphrey Davy can now be seen as paradigms of a discipline that could only make its discoveries known and accepted by becoming part of public culture.
Humphry Davy (1778-1829) was the most renowned scientist in Britain during the first decades of the nineteenth century.
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