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Watson

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biographical name Wat·son \ˈwät-sən\

Definition of Watson

  1. James Dewey 1928–     Am. geneticist




Watson

biographical name Wat·son

Definition of Watson

  1. John 1850–1907 pseud. Ian Mac*lar*en play \mə-ˈklar-ən\ Scot. clergyman & author




Watson

biographical name Wat·son

Definition of Watson

  1. John Broadus 1878–1958 Am. psychol.




Watson

biographical name Wat·son

Definition of Watson

  1. Thomas (John) 1874–1956 & his son Thomas (John), Jr. 1914–1993 Am. industrialists




Watson

biographical name Wat·son

Definition of Watson

  1. Sir (John) William 1858–1935 Eng. poet




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