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Cheeke, William (fl. 1592–1615?), anagrammatist

Edward A. Malone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Education; Linguistics. 646 words.

Cheeke, William (fl. 1592–1615?), anagrammatist, is of obscure origin. In his only printed work he identifies himself as ‘Gulielmo Checo Durotrige’ and ‘Guil. Cheeke. Austro-Britannus’,...

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Sykes, John Bradbury (1929–1993), physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver

R. W. Burchfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Physics. 904 words.

Sykes, John Bradbury (1929–1993), physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver, was born in Folkestone, Kent, on 26 January 1929, the only child of Stanley William Sykes, a borough...

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Von Zedtwitz, Waldemar Konrad Anton Wilhelm Ferdinand

Alan Truscott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 1161 words.

Von Zedtwitz, Waldemar Konrad Anton Wilhelm Ferdinand (08 May 1896–05 October 1984), bridge champion and lexicographer, was born in Berlin. His father was Moritz Kurt Von Zedtwitz, a German...

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