Definition of Richards

1. Noun. English literary critic who collaborated with C. K. Ogden and contributed to the development of Basic English (1893-1979).

Definition of Richards

1. Proper noun. An English and Welsh patronymic surname from the given name Richard. ¹

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Medical Definition of Richards

1. Barry Wyndham, 20th century English physician. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Richards

Richard Phillips Feynman
Richard Rodgers
Richard Roe
Richard Smalley
Richard Snary
Richard Starkey
Richard Strauss
Richard Trevithick
Richard Upjohn
Richard Wagner
Richard Wright
Richard of York gave battle in vain
Richard the Lion-Hearted
Richard the Lionheart
Richard von Krafft-Ebing
Richardson's geranium
Richardson-Steele-Olszewski syndrome
Richardson ground squirrel
Richardson vole
Richea dracophylla
Richea pandanifolia

Literary usage of Richards

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1905)
"The statement that John richards, born 20 (5) 1673, married Judith Fairbanks, ... The only Judith richards whose name appears in the Suffolk Co ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"10-7546 richards, Ralph Coffin, 1855- Conservation of men: address to the operating men of the Chicago & north western railway on the prevention of ..."

3. Dombey and Son. by Charles Dickens, Hablot Knight Browne (1848)
"Oh ! but begging your pardon, Mrs. richards, that don't matter you know," returned the black- eyed girl, who was so desperately sharp and biting that she ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1898)
"A Record of the richards Family from an Old Welsh Bible. ... "Rowland richards son of Sam'l and Elizabeth richards was Born ye 29 of 10th mo'th 1728. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by John Lansing Wendell, New York (State). Supreme Court (1874)
"As devisees of Sarah richards ; 3. The undivided half under the deed from Carter. ... The devise of Sarah richards is to Rachel Malin, of specific lands, ..."

6. Pennsylvania Archivesby Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1878)
"22, Richard, Nathaniel, and Mary Eckart. 1779, April 14, richards, ... 1766, March 17, richards, Catherine, and William Brown. 1789, Feb. ..."

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