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Atwood

[at-woo d]
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noun
  1. Margaret (Eleanor),born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist.
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  • I did not care to hear more of Mr. Atwood's yarns and jokes.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I was grateful to the doughty Mr. Atwood, but just then I should have enjoyed choking him.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The convives on this occasion were merely the admiral himself, Greenly, and Atwood.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • "Sir Wycherly does not attend to his cases," put in Atwood, drily.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • On this hint, Atwood resumed the pen, and the vice-admiral his duties.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper


British Dictionary definitions for atwood

Atwood

noun
  1. Margaret (Eleanor) born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist. Her novels include Lady Oracle (1976), The Handmaid's Tale (1986), Alias Grace (1996), the Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin (2000), and Oryx and Crake (2003)
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