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Gissing

[gis-ing]
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noun
  1. George (Robert),1857–1903, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for gissing

Historical Examples

  • You remember what I said—what I said—yesterday—about—about the—the Gissing fellow?

    The Dust Flower

    Basil King

  • The mornings are like a realistic novel of Gissing's after a fairy tale.

    The Pastor's Wife

    Elizabeth von Arnim

  • "I've three of my own," said Gissing, with a private pang of homesickness.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • On the chart-room sofa, Gissing dozed and waked and dozed again.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley

  • Gissing realized that sometimes a shipmaster's life must be a lonely one.

    Where the Blue Begins

    Christopher Morley


British Dictionary definitions for gissing

Gissing

noun
  1. George (Robert). 1857–1903, English novelist, noted for his depiction of middle-class poverty. His works include Demos (1886) and New Grub Street (1891)
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