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Car·son [kahr-suhn], /ˈkɑr sən/, 1917–1967, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Words nearby McCullers
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Example sentences from the Web for McCullers
None of these characters would be caught dead in a novel by John Steinbeck, Carson McCullers, or Eudora Welty.American Dreams: ‘Tobacco Road’ by Erskine Caldwell|Nathaniel Rich|April 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The end product is the closest I've come to achieving that "damp, gummy richness" McCullers' Frankie enjoyed so much.
British Dictionary definitions for McCullers
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Carson. 1917–67, US writer, whose novels include The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
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