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[rees] /ris/
Jean (Ellen Gwendolen Rees Williams) 1890–1979, English novelist, born in Dominica. Unabridged
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  • You, Rhys, have made a wise choice, I would rather have Gwenfan for my daughter than a princess of the royal blood.

    The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies
  • Professor Rhys records one of these stories in Y Cymmrodor, vol.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • He seemed to comprehend that Rhys had made a jest of him, and no one is more sensitive to ridicule than a child of tender years.

    The Making of William Edwards Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
  • Such a funeral, Mrs. Rhys, she snapped, is an honour to Rhyd Ddu!

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • She, however, did not care to leave the girl as her own deputy with Rhys at home to come and go at will.

    The Making of William Edwards Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
  • And we will arrange that Rhys and your sister shall also be p. 218united on the occasion.

    The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies
  • For fuller information about this mysterious fish, see Rhys, Hibbert Lectures, pp. 553-54.

  • This was a contest between Dafydd and his rival bard, Rhys Meigan.

    Wit and Wisdom of Lord Tredegar Godfrey Charles Morgan
  • Llewellyn could hear nothing, and began to remonstrate; but away sprang Rhys, and he called after him in vain.

    The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
British Dictionary definitions for Rhys


Jean (Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams). ?1890–1979, Welsh novelist and short-story writer, born in Dominica. Her novels include Voyage in the Dark (1934), Good Morning, Midnight (1939), and Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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