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Lardner

[lahrd-ner]
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noun
  1. Ring(gold Wil·mer) [ring-gohld wil-mer] /ˈrɪŋˌgoʊld ˈwɪl mər/, 1885–1933, U.S. short-story writer and journalist.
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  • The provisioning of the great house was the work of the Lardner, Fr.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley

  • Lardner is said to have made $200,000 on a lecture tour in America.

  • See, respecting these and similar passages, Lardner's Credibility, vii.

    Modern Skepticism

    C. J. Ellicott

  • Dr. Lardner says: “Christians of all sorts were guilty of this fraud.”

    The Bible

    John E. Remsburg

  • Would 've and should 've are widely used; Lardner commonly hears them as would of and should of.

    The American Language

    Henry L. Mencken


British Dictionary definitions for lardner

Lardner

noun
  1. Ring (old Wilmer). 1885–1933, US short-story writer and journalist, whose best-known works are collected in How to Write Short Stories (1924) and The Love Nest (1926)
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