[ US /məˈkɫaʊd/ ]
  1. Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
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How To Use Macleod In A Sentence

  • Four big boxes of food enough to keep Macleod in tucker for a month. CORMORANT
  • Yours faithfully, lan G. Macleod President Dundeedum Security Services Ltd CORMORANT
  • Climb upstairs to MacLeod's private apartments, however, and a more spartan world, emerges.
  • MacLeod is part of a majority of islanders who voted against the idea in a referendum.
  • The July 5th issue of Nature feature article "The Biologists Strike Back" includes looks at science fictions treatment of the biological sciences and includes comments from authors Ken MacLeod (who has a masters in biomechanics), Joan Slonczewski (professor of biology at Kenyon College), Paul McAuley (formerly lecturer in botany at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland), and Peter Watts (who has done research in marine biology). July 2007
  • New cap Scott MacLeod is one of Scotland's bright young lights, but Gray fails to shine.
  • Only former Hibs player Murdo MacLeod left Falkirk with anything - the jammy so-and-so won the half-time draw and a fair wad of cash.
  • Maurice said that Monsieur Macleod has not been in the bar since noontime. CORMORANT
  • She never recanted - too fearful of losing the Duchess's abolitionist support - but unwittingly played a pivotal role in giving the Highland Scot a voice by provoking MacLeod's coruscating riposte.
  • Meanwhile, MacLeod will remain unfazed by such compliments while continuing his ascent to the sport's summit.
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