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[green-uh-wey] /ˈgrin əˌweɪ/
Kate (Catherine) 1846–1901, English painter and author and illustrator of children's books. Unabridged
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  • She was a Miss Greenaway Cavendish, a stock-broker's heiress of a certain age.'

    The Young Step-Mother Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Miss Greenaway's work appears as refined ten years after its "boom," as it did when it was at the flood.

  • It has been noted that, in her later years, Miss Greenaway's popularity was scarcely maintained.

  • She took him into the garden, where he saw at once that he was seated under the apple-tree of Miss Greenaway's pictures.

  • She sent for me and asked if I could find 'er a lady's bicycle, an' Greenaway was very 'appy to lend 'er 'ers, madam.

    Berry And Co. Dornford Yates
  • Thirty-two designs, engraved on wood by Greenaway & Wright, and published in parts.

    Dickens and His Illustrators Frederic G. Kitton
  • Why ever did you buy a baby's cot—and how came Mr. Greenaway to trust you?

  • He half smiled, however, as he picked up the Greenaway envelope and curiously broke the seal.

    What Two Children Did Charlotte E. Chittenden
  • A few words may be added in regard to the mere facts of Miss Greenaway's career.

British Dictionary definitions for Greenaway


Kate. 1846–1901, English painter, noted as an illustrator of children's books
Peter. born 1942, British film director; noted for such cerebral films as The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), Prospero's Books (1990), and Eight and a Half Women (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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