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Lovelace

[luhv-leys] /ˈlʌvˌleɪs/
noun
1.
Richard, 1618–56, English poet.
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  • Tell me, Clary, and tell me truly—Do you not continue to correspond with Mr. Lovelace?

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • If there were no such man as Lovelace in the world, you would not have Mr. Solmes.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • I have another letter from Mr. Lovelace, although I had not answered his former.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • I have desired him to inquire after Lovelace's life and conversation in town.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • But let it—if it must be Lovelace or Solmes, the choice cannot admit of debate.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for Lovelace

Lovelace

/ˈlʌvˌleɪs/
noun
1.
Countess of, title of Ada Augusta King. 1815–52, English mathematician and personal assistant to Charles Babbage: daughter of Lord Byron. She wrote the first computer program
2.
Richard. 1618–58, English Cavalier poet, noted for To Althea from Prison (1642) and Lucasta (1649)
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