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Davis

 [da´vis]
Mary E. P. (1858–1924). Nursing educator and organizer and one of the founders of the American Journal of Nursing. She helped found the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses (later the League of Nursing Education), which became part of the National League for Nursing. She was a strong advocate of the development of nursing education, with its own theory and curriculum.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
David M., 20th-century U.S. urologist.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
John Staige, U.S. surgeon, 1872-1946. See: Davis graft, Crowe-Davis mouth gag.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
Hallowell, U.S. physiologist, 1896-1992. See: Davis battery model of transduction.
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Davis danced about among them, kicking right and left, so that all might have a chance.
In the meantime Davis had started a fire and filled a caldron with potatoes.
Davis observed, pausing from dabbing the end of her nose with a powder-puff.
So he did his best to endure the scrubbing, and all might have been well had not Davis soused him under.
Davis kept the hungry dogs warned away by sharp cries.
Well, after this they can't say I don't never give my dogs a bath," Davis remarked from the sink, where he was rinsing his arms.
But he had to get upon the chair, first, and when Davis so ordered him he accompanied the order with a clout on the side of the head.
Which shows, dearest, what a bit of the stick will do," Davis bragged to his wife.
The dogs sat on their chairs in abject silence with Davis and his wife menacing them to remain silent, while, in front of the curtain, Dick and Daisy Bell delighted the matinee audience with their singing and dancing.
Wilton Davis cursed unbelievably as he sprang down the stage to Michael.
Davis struck shrewd blows that could be heard, as were heard the snarls and growls of Michael.
The audience took up the cry, the dogs barked more excitedly, and five minutes of hilarity delayed the turn which, when at last started, was marked by rustiness and erraticness on the part of the dogs and by great peevishness on the part of Wilton Davis.