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Blake

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noun
Hector "Toe", 1912–1995, Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
James Hubert "Eubie", 1883–1983, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
Robert, 1599–1657, British admiral.
William, 1757–1827, English poet, engraver, and painter.
a male or female given name.
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Blake
/ (bleɪk) /

noun
Sir Peter . born 1932, British painter, a leading exponent of pop art in the 1960s: co-founder of the Brotherhood of Ruralists (1969)
Sir Quentin (Saxby). born 1932, British artist, illustrator, and children's writer; noted esp for his illustrations to books by Roald Dahl
Robert . 1599–1657, English admiral, who commanded Cromwell's fleet against the Royalists, the Dutch, and the Spanish
William . 1757–1827, English poet, painter, engraver, and mystic. His literary works include Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794), The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1793), and Jerusalem (1820). His chief works in the visual arts include engravings of a visionary nature, such as the illustrations for The Book of Job (1826), for Dante's poems, and for his own Prophetic Books (1783–1804)
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