B. de mandeville

Mandeville

[man-duh-vil]
noun
1.
Bernard de [duh] , c1670–1733, English physician and satirist, born in Holland.
2.
Sir John, died 1372, English compiler of a book of travels.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To b. de mandeville
Collins
World English Dictionary
Mandeville (ˈmændəvɪl)
 
n
1.  Bernard de. ?1670--1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
2.  Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author's journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works

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