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Wolfe

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/ wʊlf /
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noun
Charles, 1791–1823, Irish poet.
James, 1727–59, English general.
Thomas (Clay·ton) [kleyt-n], /ˈkleɪt n/, 1900–38, U.S. novelist.
Tom Thomas Kennerly Wolfe, Jr., 1931–2018, U.S. novelist and journalist.
a male given name.
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Wolfe
/ (wʊlf) /

noun
James. 1727–59, English soldier, who commanded the British capture of Quebec, in which he was killed
Thomas (Clayton). 1900–38, US novelist, noted for his autobiographical fiction, esp Look Homeward, Angel (1929)
Tom, full name Thomas Kennerly Wolfe. born 1931, US author and journalist; his books include The Right Stuff (1979) and the novels Bonfire of the Vanities (1987), and A Man in Full (1998)
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