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  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.
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Examples from the Web for nashe

Historical Examples

  • Besides, I have children, and our affairs are commercial (nashe dyelo torgovoe).


    Donald Mackenzie Wallace

  • But four years later, as we have seen, Nashe confounds elves with fairies in deriving all alike from fauns and dryads.

  • He looked hard at Edward Henry, as though to stare down the memory of the failure of Nashe's verse.

    The Regent

    E. Arnold Bennett

  • Evidence shall be given to show that Nashe was antagonistic to Shakespeare and co-operated with Greene against him at this period.

  • The player described here is the same person indicated by Nashe three years before in his Menaphon "Address."

British Dictionary definitions for nashe



  1. Thomas. 1567–1601, English pamphleteer, satirist, and novelist, author of the first picaresque novel in English, The Unfortunate Traveller, or the Life of Jack Wilton (1594)
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  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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