a novel in the form of comic strips.
Shakespeare’s Novel Neologisms We Still Use
In honor of William Shakespeare, we’d like to share some words popularized by the Bard himself. Shakespeare died on April 23rd and was baptized on April 26th; his actual birth date remains unknown. Did Shakespeare coin the following terms? Probably not—these words may have been in conversational usage when he committed them to the page, or they may have previously appeared in the writings of his …
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Origin of graphic novel
First recorded in 1985–90
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a novel in the form of a comic strip
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