Enoch Arden

[ ahr-dn ]

noun
  1. (italics) a narrative poem (1864) by Tennyson.

  2. its hero.

  1. a missing person who is presumed dead but is later found to be alive.

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How to use Enoch Arden in a sentence

  • The Colonel, from his seat in front of the store, like Enoch Arden patiently watching for a sail, grew more despondent each day.

    Watch Yourself Go By | Al. G. Field
  • I imagine Enoch Arden wore much the same look when he piped the home circle after that prolonged absence of his.

    The Prairie Wife | Arthur Stringer
  • I was, to all appearance, as utterly alone as Enoch Arden on his desert island.

  • The story as developed by Crabbe is pathetic and picturesque, reminding us in its central interest of Enoch Arden.

    Crabbe, (George) | Alfred Ainger
  • It was said at the time that 17,000 copies of Enoch Arden, his next volume , were sold on the morning of publication.