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[mas-uh n-jer]
  1. Philip,1583–1640, English dramatist: collaborated with John Fletcher.
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Examples from the Web for massinger

Historical Examples

  • The comic of Jonson is a scholar's excogitation of the comic; that of Massinger a moralist's.

    The Short Works of George Meredith

    George Meredith

  • We confounded one of Massinger's strange heroes with the other.

  • There seemed to be no sunshine in Massinger's life; it was all in shadow.

    Genius in Sunshine and Shadow

    Maturin Murray Ballou

  • The first 316 lines are beyond question the work of Massinger.

    The Fatal Dowry

    Philip Massinger

  • Such, for example, is Massinger's, who always reminds me of Schiller.

    Nineteenth Century Questions

    James Freeman Clarke

British Dictionary definitions for massinger


  1. Philip. 1583–?1640, English dramatist, noted esp for his comedy A New Way to pay Old Debts (1633)
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