Shadwell

[shad-wel, -wuh l]
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Historical Examples of shadwell

  • She has forsaken him, she is the bride of another,—that other is Shadwell.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • "No," replies Molly, indignant at his tone,—so unlike Shadwell's.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • At this moment both Luttrell and Shadwell move toward the books.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • He is not nearly so composed as Shadwell, and his voice has a strange and stilted sound.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • Shadwell is only fearful and gloomy to those who have fearful and gloomy minds.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke


British Dictionary definitions for shadwell

Shadwell

noun
  1. Thomas. ?1642–92, English dramatist; poet laureate (1688–92). He was satirized by Dryden
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