Pocock Po"cock, n. Peacock. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pocock — is a surname, and may refer to* Blair Pocock, New Zealand cricketer * Cyrena Sue Pocock, American operatic contralto Cyrena van Gordon * David Pocock, British Air Marshal * George Pocock, 18th Century British Admiral * H. R. S. Pocock, British… …   Wikipedia

  • Pocock — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: George Pocock (1706–1792), britischer Admiral George Pocock (Erfinder) (1774–1843), britischer Lehrer und Erfinder des Charvolant John Greville Agard Pocock (* 1924), neuseeländischer Historiker Nicholas… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pocock — (spr. pōkock), 1) Edward, berühmter engl. Orientalist und Theolog, geb. 8. Nov. 1604 zu Chivaly in Berkshire, gest. 12. Sept. 1691 in Oxford, studierte daselbst orientalische Sprachen, weilte von 1630–36 in Aleppo, erhielt 1636 in Oxford eine… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pocock — Reginald Innes Pocock Reginald Innes Pocock est un zoologiste britannique, né le 4 mars 1863 à Clifton (près de Bristol) et mort le 9 août 1947 à Londres. Il fait ses études à Clifton puis à l école Saint Edward d Oxford et à l University College …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Pocock — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the early medieval English pecoc or pecok , itself coming from the Olde English pre 7th Century peacocc , meaning peacock and originally given as a personal nickname to one who… …   Surnames reference

  • Pocock Rowing — is a Seattle, Washington based racing shells manufacturer, founded in 1911. The company traces its roots to George Pocock, son of the head boat builder for Eton College at Windsor. Using funds obtained by winning a race on the River Thames,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pocock, Reginald Innes — ▪ English zoologist born March 4, 1863, Clifton, Gloucestershire died Aug. 9, 1947, London       zoologist, one of the first mammalogists (mammalogy) to use external features, such as feet and ears, in the classification of higher animals.… …   Universalium

  • POCOCK, EDWARD —    English Arabic and Hebrew scholar, born at Oxford, and occupied both the chairs of Arabic and Hebrew there, and left works in evidence of his scholarship and learning in both languages, quite remarkable for the time when he lived (1604 1691) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Nicholas Pocock — Pocock s bird s eye view painting of the Battle of Copenhagen (1801) Nicholas Pocock (2 March 1740 – 9 March 1821) was a British artist best known for his many detailed paintings of naval battles during the age of sail. Pocock was born in Bristol …   Wikipedia

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