Redgrave

[red-greyv]
noun
  1. Sir Michael (Scud·a·more) [skuhd-uh-mawr, -mohr, skoo-duh-] /ˈskʌd əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr, ˈsku də-/, 1908–85, English actor.
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  • Redgrave, the cashier, finds it worth his while to take a large house on purpose.

    The House of Souls

    Arthur Machen

  • Need I say that I should never breathe a word to Mr. Redgrave?

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

  • With admirable suavity Redgrave overcame her desire to be gone.

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

  • Redgrave had asked what public concerts she usually attended.

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

  • Redgrave must have heard he was there, from Sibyl, I suppose.'

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing


British Dictionary definitions for redgrave

Redgrave

noun
  1. Lynn . 1944–2010, British stage and film actress. Her films include Georgy Girl (1966), The Happy Hooker (1975), and Gods and Monsters (1999)
  2. her father, Sir Michael . 1908–85, British stage and film actor. Among his films are The Lady Vanishes (1938), The Dam Busters (1955), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1963), and The Go-Between (1971)
  3. Sir Steve . born 1962, British oarsman; won five gold medals in rowing events at consecutive Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000)
  4. Vanessa . Elder daughter of Sir Michael Redgrave. born 1937, British stage and film actress, whose roles include performances in the films Isadora (1968), Julia (1977), Howards End (1992), The Gathering Storm (2002), and Coriolanus (2011): noted also for her active commitment to left-wing politics
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