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British Dictionary definitions for firbank


  1. (Arthur Annesley) Ronald . 1886–1926, English novelist, whose works include Valmouth (1919), The Flower beneath the Foot (1923), and Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli (1926)
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Historical Examples

  • Mr. Firbank tells some story or other, but it is not possible to discern it under his incessant saltimbanqueries.

    The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920


  • For had not he himself, though only a youth of twenty-two, been one of the appointed preachers at Firbank Chapel?

    A Book of Quaker Saints

    Lucy Violet Hodgkin