Definitions for cavendishˈkæv ən dɪʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Cav•en•dishˈkæv ən dɪʃ(n.)
Henry, 1731–1810, English scientist.
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)
leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes
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
the surname of the Devonshire ducal family, traceable back to the 14th century.
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