Mandeville

[man-duh-vil]
noun
  1. Bernard de [duh] /də/, c1670–1733, English physician and satirist, born in Holland.
  2. Sir John,died 1372, English compiler of a book of travels.
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Mandeville

noun
  1. Bernard de. ?1670–1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
  2. Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author's journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works
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