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kemp British & World English

A coarse hair or fibre in wool

Kemp, Jack British & World English

(1935–2009), US politician; full name Jack French Kemp. He was a professional football player 1957–69. A conservative Republican from New York State, he was a member of the US House of Representatives 1971–89 and then served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1989–93. He was the Republican candidate for vice president in 1996

ridley British & World English

A small turtle of tropical seas

Kemp’s ridley in ridley British & World English

A small turtle of tropical seas

Jack French Kemp in Kemp, Jack British & World English

(1935–2009), US politician; full name Jack French Kemp. He was a professional football player 1957–69. A conservative Republican from New York State, he was a member of the US House of Representatives 1971–89 and then served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1989–93. He was the Republican candidate for vice president in 1996

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett in Tippett, Sir Michael British & World English

(1905–98), English composer; full name Sir Michael Kemp Tippett. He established his reputation with the oratorio A Child of Our Time (1941), which drew on jazz, madrigals, and spirituals besides classical sources. Other works include five operas, four symphonies, and several song cycles