Jonson

[ jon-suhn ]
/ ˈdʒɒn sən /

noun

Ben, 1573?–1637, English dramatist and poet.

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Jon·so·ni·an [jon-soh-nee-uhn], /dʒɒnˈsoʊ ni ən/, adjective
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Jonson
/ (ˈdʒɒnsən) /

noun

Ben. 1572–1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the "comedy of humours", in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also wrote court masques
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