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[kingz-lee] /ˈkɪŋz li/
Charles, 1819–75, English clergyman, novelist, and poet.
Sidney, 1906–1995, U.S. playwright.
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • Kingsley was just lifting up the cap, which he had worn that night, from the table to his brows.

    Confession W. Gilmore Simms
  • Hawker met Kingsley at this time, and introduced him to the Grenville localities.

    The Cornwall Coast Arthur L. Salmon
  • Kingsley, in one of the most remarkable passages of Westward Ho!

    Among Famous Books John Kelman
  • Kingsley says there is a great, unspoken poetry in sanitary reform.

  • This quality, which many great men put into their work, Kingsley put both into his work and into his play-time.

    Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore
British Dictionary definitions for Kingsley


Sir Ben. born 1943, British actor. He won an Oscar for his performance in the title role of the film Gandhi (1982); his later films include Schindler's List (1993) and Sexy Beast (2000)
Charles. 1819–75, British clergyman and author. His works include the historical romances Westward Ho! (1855) and Hereward the Wake (1866) and the children's story The Water Babies (1863)
his brother, Henry. 1830–76, British novelist, editor, and journalist, who spent some time in Australia. His works include Ravenshoe (1861) and the Anglo-Australian novels The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn (1859) and The Hillyars and the Burtons (1865)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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