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Schlegel

[shley-guh l]
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noun
  1. Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goo st vil-helm fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.
  2. his brotherFrie·drich von [free-drikh fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx fən/, 1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.
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  • Miss Schlegel had never heard of his mother's strange request.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • Tell me, though, Miss Schlegel, do you really believe in the supernatural and all that?

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • Miss Schlegel always meant to get hold of Howards End, and, thanks to you, she's got it.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • The butler came, and said that Miss Schlegel had slept at the George, so far as he had heard.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • Whereas Miss Schlegel has lost no time in publishing the news.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster


British Dictionary definitions for schlegel

Schlegel

noun
  1. August Wilhelm von (ˈauɡʊst ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1767–1845, German romantic critic and scholar, noted particularly for his translations of Shakespeare
  2. his brother, Friedrich von (ˈfriːdrɪç fɔn). 1772–1829, German philosopher and critic; a founder of the romantic movement in Germany
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