Definition of Robert brown
1. Noun. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858).
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Literary usage of Robert brown
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1835)
"The said robert brown Russel, after the death of the said testator robert brown, and during the lifetime of the said Susannah Brown, widow, ..."
2. The Negro in American History: Men and Women Eminent in the Evolution of the by John Wesley Cromwell (1914)
"... XXIX robert brown ELLIOTT robert brown ELLIOTT as scholar, lawyer, orator and politician loomed up above all those of the Negro race whose public career ..."
3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"After Mr. Bauer's death, in 1840, these two pictures came into the possession uf his friend, Mr. robert brown, and I believe are now in the British Museum. ..."
4. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1899)
"robert brown, a man of honorable de- 1580. scent, a clergyman of the diocese of Norwich, "°he" ' O* ' Brown took to travelling about the country, ..."
5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"BY robert brown. RECENT reports indicate that very satisfactory progress is being made in the formation of garden villages. The Garden City Association has ..."