[ mak-leesh, muh-kleesh ]
/ mækˈliʃ, məˈkliʃ /
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Archibald, 1892–1982, U.S. poet and dramatist.
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In a society that has exoticized and abstracted the military, MacLeish re-humanizes it.The Army Life, Mundane and Hideously Violent, by Turns|Brian Van Reet|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Donald MacLeish was one of a race of post-boys whom, I suppose, mail-coaches and steamboats have put out of fashion.Chronicles of the Canongate|Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for MacLeish
/ (məˈkliːʃ) /
Archibald. 1892–1982, US poet and public official; his works include Collected Poems (1952) and J.B. (1958)
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