Cavendish


Cavendish

Cavendish may refer to:
* Cavendish banana, the dominant commercial variety of banana
* Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge
* Cavendish Tobacco, both a type and brand of pipe tobacco
* Cavendish Motor Services, a bus company part-owned by Renown Travel, operating several routes in East Sussex, England
*"Cavendish Foods," a fictional supermarket chain appearing on the British sitcom "To the Manor Born"

People

* The House of Cavendish, a British noble family, and its members and descendants

As a surname

* Margaret Cavendish (born 1623), English aristocrat, writer, and philosopher
* Ada Cavendish (1839-1895), British actress
* Henry Cavendish (1731-1810), British physicist, discoverer of hydrogen
* Mark Cavendish (born 1985), cyclist from the Isle of Man
* Michael Cavendish (born c. 1565), English composer
* Lord Richard Cavendish (1752-1781) Member of the Parliament of Great Britain
* Lord Richard Frederick Cavendish (1871-1946) British aristocrat, author, magistrate and politician
* Richard Cavendish (occult writer) (born 1930), British writer on topics dealing with the occult
* Thomas Cavendish (admiral) (1564-1593), English admiral

As a given name

* Charles Cavendish Boyle (1849-1916), British colonial administrator
* Edward Montagu Cavendish Stanley, Lord Stanley (1894-1938), British politician

As a pen name, pseudonym, or nom de plume

* Henry Jones ("Cavendish") (1831-1899), authority on card games and tennis

Places

*Cavendish, Alberta, Canada
*Cavendish, Bermuda
*Cavendish, Idaho, United States
*Cavendish, Missouri, US
*Cavendish, Newfoundland, Canada
*Cavendish, Ontario, Canada
*Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
*Cavendish, Queensland, Australia
*Cavendish, Suffolk, England
*Cavendish, Vermont, US
*Cavendish, Victoria, Australia
*Cavendish (crater), a crater on the moon
*Cavendish Bay, Newfoundland, Canada
* Cavendish Hall at the University of Nottingham
*Cavendish Lake, Ontario, Canada
*Cavendish Square, London, England
*Fort Cavendish, Illinois, US
*Lac Cavendish, Quebec, Canada
*Mount Cavendish, Christchurch, New Zealand


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  • Cavendish — Cav en*dish, n. Leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes. [1913 Webster] {Cut cavendish}, the plugs cut into long shreds for smoking. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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