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Wisden

noun
  1. John. 1826–84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864
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Historical Examples of wisden

  • He studied his Wisden, and he had an immense respect for Wrykyn cricket.

    Mike

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • George Tubow the Second won his place in Wisden's pages because he was a cricket fan and the head of a nation of cricket fans.

  • Captain Wisden will never hear the end of this, and all our officers will in future beware of that particular brand of sardines.

    Two Years on Trek

    Louis Eugne du Moulin