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Chaucer

[ chaw-ser ]
/ ˈtʃɔ sər /
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noun

Geoffrey, 1340?–1400, English poet.

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Chaucer
/ (ˈtʃɔːsə) /

noun

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
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