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Housman

[hous-muh n]
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noun
  1. A(lfred) E(dward),1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar.
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Examples from the Web for housman

Historical Examples

  • Housman has offered a defence of B and C's version of this line (937-39).

    The Last Poems of Ovid

    Ovid

  • For each of these devices Housman furnishes convincing parallels.

  • While I was looking at this picture Housman joined me and apologised for being late.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • At that moment there was a lull in the general conversation and Housman overheard us.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • Housman was proud of his Madeira and annoyed with us for not drinking enough.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring


British Dictionary definitions for housman

Housman

noun
  1. A (lfred) E (dward). 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar, author of A Shropshire Lad (1896) and Last Poems (1922)
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