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[lahrd-ner] /ˈlɑrd nər/
Ring(gold Wilmer)
[ring-gohld wil-mer] /ˈrɪŋˌgoʊld ˈwɪl mər/ (Show IPA),
1885–1933, U.S. short-story writer and journalist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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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
  • Lardner fixes the date in the year 68, Owen 69, and the learned Michaelis in 70.

    The Christ Of Paul George Reber
British Dictionary definitions for Lardner


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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