Lippershey


Lippershey

Lippershey Lippersheim (ˈlɪpəsˌhaɪm) noun

  1. Hans. died ?1619, Dutch lens grinder, who built the first telescope

Examples from the Web for lippershey Historical Examples of lippershey

  • He did not have it made in Holland, but constructed it himself on Lippershey’s principle.

    Astronomical Myths

    John F. Blake

  • They refused the patent, and though the discovery was soon found of value, Lippershey reaped no benefit.

    Astronomical Myths

    John F. Blake

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