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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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GORD BLESS YOU, DAVY Davy Russell drives home Bless The Wings for Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham
Meanwhile, Davy is the second ex-girlfriend of Prince Harry to surface after his engagement to Markle was announced.
He also referred to Mr Davy as "the saviour of this town's professional sports clubs" following his rescue of Huddersfield Town from administration in 2003 and his commitment as owner of the Giants.
Though Davy and the cantankerous Miss Flint make for unlikely companions, they form an extraordinary friendship over the course of their unusual and crazy journey.
Davy is hoping to raise PS3000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation after his daughter Roisin, 10, was diagnosed with the debilitating condition last year.
Mr Davy said: "It's an exciting time to have joined Gordon Dadds and to be heading up its Cardiff operation.
But Davy, like fellow Welshman George Bowden, was one of them.
According to The Daily Beast, former News of the World royal correspondent Clive Goodman, in an email sent in March 2006, said that Harry called Davy up after getting involved in "piss ups" with his army colleagues.
Ally falls into the arms of girlfriend Liz (Freya Mavor), who is Davy's sister, while Davy kindles romance with Liz's best friend, Yvonne (Antonia Thomas).
The new LP OxoSM unit, with a capacity of 85,000 metric tons of 2-ethylhexanol, 235,000 metric tons of normal butanol and 33,000 metric tons of iso-butyraldehyde on a yearly basis, will adopt JM Davy and Dow s LP OxoSM SELECTORSM 10 Technology with advanced liquid phase hydrogenation which features a high conversion of propylene to alcohols, low capital investment and easy operation.
Vegetarian Davy is on the committee of the Exmoor Pony Society, who fight to protect the rare breeds' survival.