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[meys-feeld, meyz-]
  1. John,1878–1967, English poet: poet laureate 1930–67.
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Examples from the Web for masefield

Historical Examples

  • I believe this to be no more than a passing phase in Mr. Masefield.

    Personality in Literature

    Rolfe Arnold Scott-James

  • Although he admired Masefield, loveliness rather than liveliness was his aim.

  • Some of them, and Mr Masefield pre-eminently, have gone further.

  • They are not poems in the Masefield manner; they are modeled rather on Keats and Coleridge.

  • Well then, confound it, why had Susan gone to a public lecture on Masefield?

    The Book of Susan

    Lee Wilson Dodd

British Dictionary definitions for masefield


  1. John. 1878–1967, English poet, novelist, and critic; poet laureate (1930–67)
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