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  1. Alfred,1811–87, British government official and poet: prime minister of New Zealand 1862.
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Historical Examples

  • In 1862 Mr. Domett was called upon to form a Government, which he did.

    The Browning Cyclopdia

    Edward Berdoe

  • A long chapter of vexations is humorously described by Domett, who concludes his letter with this tribute to the play.

    The Brownings

    Lilian Whiting

  • Mr. Domett afterwards spent two years in Italy, Switzerland, and other continental countries.

  • Mr. Domett suddenly disappeared from London life in the manner described in the poem.

British Dictionary definitions for domett


  1. Alfred. 1811–87, New Zealand poet, colonial administrator, and statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1862–63)
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