Pym

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noun

John,1584–1643, English statesman.

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Contemporary Examples of pym

  • Pym: A Novel by Mat Johnson A riveting adventure novel that is also a cutting meditation on race, literature, and obsession.

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Historical Examples of pym

  • Pym, all here know you: you'll not set your heart On any baseless dream.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • Pym has not left out one of them—I would You heard Pym raging!

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • Pym will fail worse than Strafford if he thinks To frighten him.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • He comes to baffle Pym—he thinks the danger Far off: tell him no word of it!

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • I would Pym had made haste: that's Bryan, hush— The gallant pointing.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke


British Dictionary definitions for pym

Pym

noun

Barbara (Mary Crampton). 1913–80, British novelist, noted for such comedies of middle-class English life as Excellent Women (1952), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and The Sweet Dove Died (1978)
John. ?1584–1643, leading English parliamentarian during the events leading to the Civil War. He took a prominent part in the impeachment of Buckingham (1626) and of Strafford and Laud (1640)
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