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Kirchner

[keersh-ner, keerk-; German keerkh-nuh r] /ˈkɪərʃ nər, ˈkɪərk-; German ˈkirx nər/
noun
1.
Ernst Ludwig, 1880–1938, German expressionist artist.
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  • When Kirchner called you, you had no objection to his giving me that revolver.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • "Oh, that's all right; I really shouldn't have taken the attitude I did," Kirchner met him halfway.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • "Well, I don't have any intention of exceeding my authority, of course," Kirchner disclaimed hastily.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • He picked up the Colt and showed Kirchner the serials, on the butt, and in front of the trigger-guard.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • Farnsworth seemed impressed in about the same way as the coroner, Kirchner, but he was still puzzled.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • Brahms' Italian journey in the spring of 1887 was made in the company of Simrock and Kirchner.

  • Most of the young men who come here think that the art began and ended with Kirchner.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kirchner

Kirchner

/German kirçnər/
noun
1.
Ernst Ludwig. 1880–1938, German expressionist painter and printmaker; a founder of the group die Brücke (1905)
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