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Dryden

[drahyd-n]
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noun
  1. John,1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic.
Related formsDry·de·ni·an [drahy-dee-nee-uh n, -deen-yuh n] /draɪˈdi ni ən, -ˈdin yən/, Dry·den·ic [drahy-den-ik] /draɪˈdɛn ɪk/, adjective
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Dryden

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  1. John. 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic of the Augustan period, commonly regarded as the chief exponent of heroic tragedy. His major works include the tragedy All for Love (1677), the verse satire Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and the Essay of Dramatick Poesie (1668)
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