E h m s morris

Morris

[mawr-is, mor-]
noun
1.
Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack [muh-kwig slak] , 1814–1902, U.S. suffragist.
2.
Gouverneur [guhv-er-neer] , 1752–1816, U.S. statesman.
3.
Robert, 1734–1806, U.S. financier and statesman, born in England.
4.
William, 1834–96, English painter, furniture designer, poet, and socialist writer.
5.
Wright, 1910–1998, U.S. novelist.
6.
a male given name, form of Maurice.
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Morris (ˈmɒrɪs)
 
n
William. 1834--96, English poet, designer, craftsman, and socialist writer. He founded the Kelmscott Press (1890)

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Morris
style of furniture, wallpaper, etc., 1880, in ref. to poet and craftsman William Morris (1834-96).
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