Goost
Goost \Goost\, n. Ghost; spirit. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Argelander — /ahrdd geuh lahn deuhrdd/, n. Friedrich Wilhelm August /frddee drddikh vil helm ow goost/, 1799 1875, German astronomer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Arrhenius — /ahrdd rdday nee oos /, n. Svante August /svahn te ow goost/, 1859 1927, Swedish physicist and chemist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1903. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bebel — /bay beuhl/, n. Ferdinand August /ferr dn and aw geuhst/; Ger. /ferdd di nahnt ow goost/, 1840 1913, German socialist and writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Euler-Chelpin — /oy leuhrdd kel pin/, n. Hans Karl August Simon von /hahns kahrddl ow goost zee mawn feuhn/, 1873 1964, German chemist in Sweden: Nobel prize 1929. * * * …   Universalium

  • ghost — ghostily, adv. ghostlike, adj. /gohst/, n. 1. the soul of a dead person, a disembodied spirit imagined, usually as a vague, shadowy or evanescent form, as wandering among or haunting living persons. 2. a mere shadow or semblance; a trace: He s a… …   Universalium

  • Hayek — /hah yek/, n. Friedrich August von /free drik aw geuhst von/; Ger. /frddee drddikh ow goost feuhn/, 1899 1992, British economist, born in Austria: Nobel prize 1974. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hofmann — /hof meuhn/; Ger., Pol. /hawf mahn/, n. 1. August Wilhelm von /ow goost vil helm feuhn/, 1818 92, German chemist. 2. Hans, 1880 1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany. 3. Josef (Casimir) /joh zeuhf kaz euh mir/, 1876 1957, U.S. pianist and composer …   Universalium

  • Kekulé von Stradonitz — /kay kooh lay feuhn shtrddah doh nits/ Friedrich August /frddee drddikh ow goost/, 1829 96, German chemist. * * * …   Universalium

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