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[red-greyv] /ˈrɛd greɪv/
Sir Michael (Scudamore)
[skuhd-uh-mawr,, -mohr,, skoo-duh-] /ˈskʌd əˌmɔr,, -ˌmoʊr,, ˈsku də-/ (Show IPA),
1908–85, English actor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There were now fewer foes about him; he saw an opportunity, and together with Redgrave burst away.

    Demos George Gissing
  • Redgrave, the cashier, finds it worth his while to take a large house on purpose.

    The House of Souls Arthur Machen
  • Leslie once remarked to Redgrave that he would give any work he had painted for it, so warmly did he admire it.

    East Anglia J. Ewing Ritchie
  • With admirable suavity Redgrave overcame her desire to be gone.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • Redgrave turned the wheel in front of the 100-degree disc a little to the left.

    A Honeymoon in Space George Griffith
  • Redgrave must have heard he was there, from Sibyl, I suppose.'

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • Redgrave noted the "we" and the "us" with much secret satisfaction.

    A Honeymoon in Space George Griffith
  • They reached the end of the road in which was the approach to Redgrave's house.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
British Dictionary definitions for Redgrave


Lynn. 1944–2010, British stage and film actress. Her films include Georgy Girl (1966), The Happy Hooker (1975), and Gods and Monsters (1999)
her father, Sir Michael. 1908–85, British stage and film actor. Among his films are The Lady Vanishes (1938), The Dam Busters (1955), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1963), and The Go-Between (1971)
Sir Steve. born 1962, British oarsman; won five gold medals in rowing events at consecutive Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000)
Vanessa. Elder daughter of Sir Michael Redgrave. born 1937, British stage and film actress, whose roles include performances in the films Isadora (1968), Julia (1977), Howards End (1992), The Gathering Storm (2002), and Coriolanus (2011): noted also for her active commitment to left-wing politics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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