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Meredith

[mer-i-dith] /ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθ/
noun
1.
George, 1828–1909, English novelist and poet.
2.
James Howard, born 1933, U.S. civil rights advocate and author.
3.
Owen, pen name of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton.
4.
Also, Meredyth. a male or female given name.
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  • Then the other lady said, solemnly, 'My dear Mrs. Meredith, it is too true.

    Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • It did not help the matter when Emilia went to stay awhile with Mrs. Meredith.

    Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • There was Mrs. Meredith's house, too, where they had been so happy.

    Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Then followed some of the second class, Stevenson, Meredith, Hardy.

    Ballads of a Bohemian Robert W. Service
  • "My relative believes that Mr. Harkless is still alive," said Meredith.

    The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington
British Dictionary definitions for Meredith

Meredith

/ˈmɛrɪdɪθ/
noun
1.
George. 1828–1909, English novelist and poet. His works, notable for their social satire and analysis of character, include the novels Beauchamp's Career (1876) and The Egoist (1879) and the long tragic poem Modern Love (1862)
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