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  1. Sir John Everett,1829–96, English painter.
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Examples from the Web for millais

Historical Examples

  • There were about twenty guests, among others the painter Millais.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • This incident the genius of my friend Mr. Millais is about to render immortal.

  • I declare you are just like Millais's Gray Lady in that ghostly gown.'

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Mrs. Leycester was picturesquely dressed like a picture by Millais.

  • Velasquez had opened his eyes as he had opened those of Millais.

British Dictionary definitions for millais


  1. Sir John Everett. 1829–96, English painter, who was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His works include The Order of Release (1853) and The Blind Girl (1856)
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