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  1. Sir Edward Co·ley [koh-lee] /ˈkoʊ li/, 1833–98, English painter and designer.
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Examples from the Web for burne-jones

Historical Examples

  • It was the fashion of the movement which sprang from Morris and Burne-Jones.

    A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • I had no idea that the Burne-Jones angel I promised you was the daughter of that disgraceful man.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • She was no angel yet, though Mr. Burne-Jones might have taken her for a model.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • Burne-Jones must have gotten the idea for his famous picture from such a scene.

    Wanderings in Ireland

    Michael Myers Shoemaker

  • Burne-Jones had not grasped, even if he had studied the glaziers art.

British Dictionary definitions for burne-jones


  1. Sir Edward . 1833–98, English Pre-Raphaelite painter and designer of stained-glass windows and tapestries
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