Definitions for cavendishˈkæv ən dɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cav•en•dishˈkæv ən dɪʃ(n.)

  1. Henry, 1731–1810, English scientist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cavendish, Henry Cavendish(noun)

    British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cavendish(noun)

    leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes

Freebase

  1. Cavendish

    Cavendish is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. The town was named after William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire. The population was 1,367 at the 2010 census. The town of Cavendish includes the unincorporated villages of Cavendish and Proctorsville.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cavendish

    the surname of the Devonshire ducal family, traceable back to the 14th century.

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