HyperDic: cavell

English > 1 sense of the word Cavell:
NOUNperson Cavell, Edith Cavell, Edith Louisa CavellEnglish nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape
Cavell > pronunciation
Soundskahveh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > Cavell: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915).
SynonymsEdith Cavell, Edith Louisa Cavell
Instance ofnurseOne skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
SpanishEdith Cavell
CatalanEdith Cavell

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