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  1. KateCatherine, 1846–1901, English painter and author and illustrator of children's books.
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Examples from the Web for greenaway

Historical Examples

  • Why ever did you buy a baby's cot—and how came Mr. Greenaway to trust you?

    Fifty-Two Stories For Girls


  • Miss Greenaway's work appears as refined ten years after its "boom," as it did when it was at the flood.

  • It has been noted that, in her later years, Miss Greenaway's popularity was scarcely maintained.

  • She took him into the garden, where he saw at once that he was seated under the apple-tree of Miss Greenaway's pictures.

  • He half smiled, however, as he picked up the Greenaway envelope and curiously broke the seal.

    What Two Children Did

    Charlotte E. Chittenden

British Dictionary definitions for greenaway


  1. Kate. 1846–1901, English painter, noted as an illustrator of children's books
  2. Peter. born 1942, British film director; noted for such cerebral films as The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), Prospero's Books (1990), and Eight and a Half Women (1999)
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