Cavendish

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biographical name Cav·en·dish \ˈka-vən-(ˌ)dish\

Definition of Cavendish

  1. Henry 1731–1810 English scientist


Cavendish

biographical name Cav·en·dish

Definition of Cavendish

  1. Spencer Compton 1833–1908 8th Duke of Devonshire English statesman


Cavendish

biographical name Cav·en·dish

Definition of Cavendish

  1. Sir William 1505?–1557 English statesman


Cavendish

biographical name Cav·en·dish

Definition of Cavendish

  1. William 1640–1707 1st Duke of Devonshire English statesman


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