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[burn-johnz] /ˈbɜrnˈdʒoʊnz/
Sir Edward Coley
[koh-lee] /ˈkoʊ li/ (Show IPA),
1833–98, English painter and designer. Unabridged
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  • It was the fashion of the movement which sprang from Morris and Burne-Jones.

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

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

    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.

    Oxford and its Story Cecil Headlam
  • The art of Burne-Jones has contributed not a little to the Cathedral's beauty.

    Oxford Robert Peel and H. C. Minchin
  • Mr. Burne-Jones remembers hearing it in his youth in Warwickshire.

  • Burne-Jones, Webb, and Faulkner refused to accept any consideration.

    William Morris Elizabeth Luther Cary
  • They were standing before a picture by Burne-Jones as she said this.

    A City Schoolgirl May Baldwin
  • By Jove, dear boy, Burne-Jones will have to look to his laurels?

British Dictionary definitions for Burne-Jones


Sir Edward. 1833–98, English Pre-Raphaelite painter and designer of stained-glass windows and tapestries
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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