a clarke

Clarke

[klahrk]
noun
1.
Arthur C(harles) 1917–2008, English science-fiction writer.
2.
Kenneth Spearman [speer-muhn] , ("Kenny"; "Klook") 1914–85, U.S. jazz drummer, a bebop pioneer.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To a clarke
Collins
World English Dictionary
Clarke (klɑːk)
 
n
1.  Sir Arthur C(harles). 1917--2008, British science-fiction writer, who helped to develop the first communications satellites. He scripted the film 2001, A Space Odyssey (1968)
2.  Austin. 1896--1974, Irish poet and verse dramatist. His volumes include The Vengeance of Fionn (1917), Night and Morning (1938), and Ancient Lights (1955)
3.  Jeremiah. ?1673-1707, English composer and organist, best known for his Trumpet Voluntary, formerly attributed to Purcell
4.  Kenneth Harry. born 1940, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for health (1988-1990); secretary of state for education (1990-1992); home secretary (1992-93); chancellor of the exchequer (1993-97)
5.  Marcus (Andrew Hislop). 1846--81, Australian novelist born in England, noted for his novel For the Term of His Natural Life, published in serial form (1870--72); other works include Twixt Shadow and Shine (1875)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature