an award given annually in various categories of mystery writing.
Other definitions for Edgar (2 of 2)
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “spear.”
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How to use Edgar in a sentence
Madge and her husband, Edgar, also a figure skater with whom she competed in pairs, realized that there was no explicit rule that prevented her from entering the event, which was to be held in London.Figure Skating Has Always Blurred The Lines Of Gender Segregation | Dvora Meyers | February 11, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
Edgar sees Carter and asks him to give him tips on how he can get his speech across more effectively.
Edgar has come over from the United Kingdom to speak at a charity event for a group that works to provide clean water to countries that need it.
Meanwhile, Edgar had returned to Cuba after that 2001 tour and continued to make music.
Seventeen-year-old Edgar Gonzalez formed one half of the group Doble Filo.
Cuban hip-hop has evolved as well, both Edgar and Julio talk about the band Los Aldeanos as the new generation of Cuban hip-hop.
Like Edgar, he remembers a unique time when American rappers came down and performed at the Primer Festival de Rap Cubano.
Edgar was invited to study at the Berkeley School of Music in Boston and at NYU in New York City.
With such a faculty Balzac could not be, like Edgar Poe, merely a narrator of nightmares.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
You, who love to amuse yourself in all depths, will you not make an excursion into the depths of Edgar Poe?Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
When he came home for good, unmarried and unengaged, she knew that she should succeed; and Edgar knew it too.
When Edgar should make his offer, as she knew he would, she would ask for time to reflect and make up her mind.
"That is a drawback certainly," laughed Edgar, running through the remainder of the book.
British Dictionary definitions for Edgar
944–975 ad, king of Mercia and Northumbria (957–975) and of England (959–975)
?1074–1107, king of Scotland (1097–1107), fourth son of Malcolm III. He overthrew his uncle Donald to gain the throne
David. born 1948, British dramatist, noted for political plays such as Destiny (1976), Maydays (1983), and Albert Speer (1999): he adapted (1980) Nicholas Nickleby and (1991) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the RSC
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