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Meredith

[mer-i-dith] /ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθ/
noun
1.
George, 1828–1909, English novelist and poet.
2.
James Howard, born 1933, U.S. civil rights advocate and author.
3.
Owen, pen name of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton.
4.
Also, Meredyth. a male or female given name.
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  • The idea appealed to the others, but Meredith ordered Dot to go back to the raft.

  • Then the other lady said, solemnly, 'My dear Mrs. Meredith, it is too true.

    Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Miss Meredith, who seemed to have gained some confidence by my presence, had feebly uttered my name.

    One of My Sons Anna Katharine Green
  • Meredith went out on the steps, and breathed the cool night air.

    The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington
  • Meredith surrounded and in danger Durnovo false come at once Jocelyn Gordon.

    With Edged Tools Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for Meredith

Meredith

/ˈmɛrɪdɪθ/
noun
1.
George. 1828–1909, English novelist and poet. His works, notable for their social satire and analysis of character, include the novels Beauchamp's Career (1876) and The Egoist (1879) and the long tragic poem Modern Love (1862)
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