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[mar-ee-uh t]
  1. Frederick,1792–1848, English naval officer and novelist.
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Examples from the Web for marryat

Historical Examples

  • The sea adventures in Marryat are always good, and so are the fights.

    The Pirate and The Three Cutters

    Frederick Marryat

  • It was afterwards inhabited by Captain Marryat, the novelist.

    Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney

    Geraldine Edith Mitton

  • A ludicrous adventure in the water once befell Captain Marryat.

  • The novels of Scott and Marryat in their original boards are delightful to handle.

    The Private Library

    Arthur L. Humphreys

  • Often as I had spoken to Marryat, I never could quite make him out.

British Dictionary definitions for marryat


  1. Frederick, known as Captain Marryat. 1792–1848, English novelist and naval officer; author of novels of sea life, such as Mr Midshipman Easy (1836), and children's stories, such as The Children of the New Forest (1847)
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