Fleming


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Fleming

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1. Sir Alexander. 1881--1955, Scottish bacteriologist: discovered lysozyme (1922) and penicillin (1928): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1945
2. Ian (Lancaster). 1908--64, English author of spy novels; creator of the secret agent James Bond
3. Sir John Ambrose. 1849--1945, English electrical engineer: invented the thermionic valve (1904)

Fleming

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a native or inhabitant of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian
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Then he rose, leaned on the arm of his interlocutor, made a sign to the sort of mute who stood before the door to precede him, to the two Flemings to follow him, and quitted the room.
The king spoke so low that the Flemings heard nothing of his dictation, except some isolated and rather unintelligible scraps, such as,--
The king, who had risen, grasped him roughly by the arm, and said in his ear, in such a manner as to be heard by him alone, with concentrated rage and a sidelong glance at the Flemings,--
Our Lady knoweth that we conceal nothing from our good friends the Flemings.
Yes, gentlemen," added the king turning to the Flemings, "this man hath been an ambassador.
God guard you, messieurs, my good friends the Flemings.
Fleming had gone to the linendraper his father--they all remembered the shop, Perkins and Cooper, in St.
Fleming becomes part of a prestigious group of individuals and organizations.
17, is countersuing former on-air mate Michael Fleming for more than $250,000, according to documents filed in Lane County Circuit Court.
UNIVERSAL CITY -- From the top of his office skyscraper, David Fleming sees a downtown different from the one he once railed against.
Tim Fleming has been named president of the company, and Jill Lowder is now the chief operating officer.
Juliet Fleming has addressed these problems in a compelling fashion.