1. John,1752–1835, English architect and city planner.
  2. Ogden,1902–71, U.S. writer of humorous verse.
  3. Also Nashe. Thomas,Pasquil, 1567–1601, English dramatist, novelist, and satirical pamphleteer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of nash

Historical Examples of nash

  • We could show the very passages of the play-writer Nash which Shakspere imitates in these.

    A Dish Of Orts

    George MacDonald

  • Mr. Nash said he did not want to kill them, because they were so cunning.

  • It was Sidney and Nash who set the fashion for the 17th century.

    John Lyly

    John Dover Wilson

  • Mr. Nash inquired, leaning over his friend to speak to the girl.

    The Tragic Muse

    Henry James

  • "To me personally the simplest ways are those that appeal most," Mr. Nash went on.

    The Tragic Muse

    Henry James

British Dictionary definitions for nash


  1. John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent's Park, Regent Street, and the Marble Arch in London
  2. Ogden. 1902–71, US humorous poet
  3. Paul. 1889–1946, English painter, noted esp as a war artist in both World Wars and for his landscapes
  4. Richard, known as Beau Nash. 1674–1762, English dandy
  5. See (Thomas) Nashe
  6. Sir Walter . 1882–1968, New Zealand Labour statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1957–60)
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