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Berryman

[ber-ee-muh n]
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noun
  1. John,1914–72, U.S. poet and critic.
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Examples from the Web for berryman

Historical Examples

  • Do I understand you to say, Berryman, that you don't enjoy a spicy book?

    The Island Pharisees

    John Galsworthy

  • Berryman returned his volume to the shelf and took another down.

    The Island Pharisees

    John Galsworthy

  • The request was granted, and the Arctic, under command of the same gallant Lieutenant Berryman, was assigned to this service.

    The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

    Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field

  • Yet on the chart of Dayman the floor of the sea seems not such a dead level as on that of Berryman.

    The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

    Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field

  • The same sharp declivity was noticed by Berryman, and has been observed in the several attempts to lay the cable.

    The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

    Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field


British Dictionary definitions for berryman

Berryman

noun
  1. John . 1914–72, US poet and critic, author of Homage to Mistress Bradstreet (1956) and Dream Songs (1964–68)
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