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Andrewes

[an-drooz]
noun
  1. Lancelot,1555–1626, English theologian: one of the translators of the Authorized Version of the Bible.
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Historical Examples

  • Dr. Andrewes, on the other hand, had powerful City influence to back him.

    William Harvey

    D'Arcy Powers

  • The first edition of Bishop Andrewes' Sermons was published in 1629.

  • "I've been talking on stilts, I know," said Mr. Andrewes, smiling.

    A Flat Iron for a Farthing

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • It struck me that Mr. Andrewes had not been gardening for some time.

    A Flat Iron for a Farthing

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • He held it alternately with the Bishop, to whom he owed Mr. Andrewes.

    A Flat Iron for a Farthing

    Juliana Horatia Ewing


British Dictionary definitions for andrewes

Andrewes

noun
  1. Lancelot. 1555–1626, English bishop and theologian
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