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smith

1. a person who works in metal, esp one who shapes metal by hammering
2. See blacksmith

Smith

1. Adam. 1723--90, Scottish economist and philosopher, whose influential book The Wealth of Nations (1776) advocated free trade and private enterprise and opposed state interference
2. Bessie, known as Empress of the Blues. 1894--1937, US blues singer and songwriter
3. Delia. born 1941, British cookery writer and broadcaster: her publications include The Complete Cookery Course (1982)
4. Harvey. born 1938, British showjumper
5. Ian (Douglas). born 1919, Zimbabwean statesman; prime minister of Rhodesia (1964--79). He declared independence from Britain unilaterally (1965)
6. John. ?1580--1631, English explorer and writer, who helped found the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia. He was reputedly saved by the Indian chief's daughter Pocahontas from execution by her tribe. Among his works is a Description of New England (1616)
7. John. 1938--94, British Labour politician; leader of the Labour Party 1992--94
8. Joseph. 1805--44, US religious leader; founder of the Mormon Church
9. Dame Maggie. born 1934, British actress. Her films include The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978), The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1988), The Secret Garden (1993), and Gosford Park (2001)
10. Stevie, real name Florence Margaret Smith. 1902--71, British poet. Her works include Novel on Yellow Paper (1936), and the poems 'A Good Time was had by All' (1937) and 'Not Waving but Drowning' (1957)
11. Sydney. 1771--1845, British clergyman and writer, noted for The Letters of Peter Plymley (1807--08), in which he advocated Catholic emancipation
12. Will(ard) Christopher. born 1968, US film actor and rap singer; star of the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (1990--96) and the films Men In Black (1997), Wild Wild West (1999), and Ali (2001)
13. William. 1769--1839, English geologist, who founded the science of stratigraphy by proving that rock strata could be dated by the fossils they contained

Smith

 

a sound between northwestern Greenland and the southern part of Ellesmere Island. It is the southernmost part of the passage connecting Baffin Bay with the Kane Basin and the Arctic Basin, and at its narrowest point it is 46 km wide. Glaciers extend into the sound and form icebergs. It is covered with ice throughout the year. The British polar explorers R. Bylot and W. Baffin discovered the sound in 1616. They named it for T. Smith (Smythe), the first governor of the East India Company.

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Again he yielded to the tying of a thong around his neck by Grey Beaver, and again Beauty Smith came to claim him.
At first he was unable to drag himself along, and Beauty Smith had to wait half-an-hour for him.
To White Fang, Beauty Smith was a veritable, if terrible, god.
The relationship worsened as Mekas could not provide the increasingly extravagant support Smith fantasized: a film laboratory at his disposal, an opportunity to film his creatures in Morocco.
But Smith considers the challenge of leading the Lions' girls' soccer team to the Southern Section Div.
Soon, Smith found himself before the great Chief Powhatan.
The heart of the book, however, is a critique of the collective hypocrisy that, according to Smith, has corrupted the French welfare state at its ideological core--that is, in its claim to honor an ideal of "solidarity.
When Smith finally rings, her singsong voice has a trace of the disheveled professor, but not the diva.
The videos that the graduate students brought up contained an even bigger surprise, which tipped off Smith to a new world.
Any Soldier who feels they can contribute to an All-Army sport should do so," said Smith.
Smith: One gay with a forum--Scott Smith [of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation].
Smith begins his panoramic view in Greece, where, ironically, no lute existed.