- Geoffrey,1340?–1400, English poet.
Examples from the Web for chaucer
So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings
December 25, 2014
The phenomenon itself is nothing new (see the works of Shakespeare or Chaucer).The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On
February 22, 2014
Brilliant as an exponent of the virtues in Spenser, Dante, Chaucer, Lewis could not write his own poetry.The Odd Story of C.S. Lewis, an Extremely Odd Man
March 10, 2013
Outside were carved heads of Shakespeare and Milton, Chaucer and Dante.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir
March 7, 2012
Chaucer and Shakespeare characterized it as the ultimate shame.The Intellectual Sex Fetish
July 29, 2010
Shall I then give you a full and true description of him in the words of Chaucer?Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
Cambuscan's mirror was, according to Chaucer, of Oriental origin.
Chaucer has more than one reference to the man in the moon, and so have most of the older poets.
Chaucer employs the word in a similar sense very frequently.Shakespeare Jest-Books;
Yes, you will love and rejoice in your Chaucer more and more.Hortus Inclusus
- Geoffrey. ?1340–1400, English poet, noted for his narrative skill, humour, and insight, particularly in his most famous work, The Canterbury Tales. He was influenced by the continental tradition of rhyming verse. His other works include Troilus and Criseyde, The Legende of Good Women, and The Parlement of Foules
Word Origin and History for chaucer
family name, from Old French chaucier "maker of chausses," from chauces "clothing for the legs, breeches, pantaloons, hose" (related to case (n.2)). Middle English chawce was a general term for anything worn on the feet. Related: Chaucerian.