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[blak-mawr, -mohr]
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  1. Richard Dodd·ridge [dod-rij] /ˈdɒd rɪdʒ/, 1825–1900, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for blackmore

Historical Examples

  • That, Harte hints, is the achievement of scribblers like Blackmore (p. 12).

    An Essay on Satire, Particularly on the Dunciad

    Walter Harte

  • At that table Blackmore would have had the precedence of Gray.

  • The reader sees that these two worthies can be none other than Arbuthnot and Blackmore.

    A Book about Doctors

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • The bard of Twickenham had of course a few ill words for Blackmore.

    A Book about Doctors

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • The tree has received literary honour in Blackmore's Christowell.


    Arthur L. Salmon

British Dictionary definitions for blackmore


  1. R (ichard) D (oddridge). 1825–1900, English novelist; author of Lorna Doone (1869)
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