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[miln] /mɪln/
A(lan) A(lexander) 1882–1956, English novelist, playwright, and author of prose and verse for children. Unabridged
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  • A sentry tried to stop us from meeting, but Milne took no notice of him, and we shook hands.

    The Escaping Club A. J. Evans
  • Milne is growing old and frail like myself, and I will need to spare her all I can.

    Allison Bain Margaret Murray Robertson
  • Dr. Milne asserts that Ningpo is 10,000 years old, and that the pagoda was raised antecedent to the city being built.

  • The noble labors of Milne Edwards have brought this to light.

    The Sea Jules Michelet
  • Oddly, I was never at all staggered by this theory until now, having read Mr. Milne's argument against it.

  • Then Mrs. Milne quotes from "Parliamentary papers for 1859-76."

    The Pacification of Burma Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
  • According to the view of Professor Milne, the volcanoes of the Kurile chain are fast becoming extinct.

  • “That was how poor Milne used to argue,” said Hoste gravely.

    'Tween Snow and Fire Bertram Mitford
  • Milne located the gun, and, crouching on his hands and knees, began to work his way forward.

  • Milne, you may just bet your boots I felt knocked all out of time.

    'Tween Snow and Fire Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for Milne


A(lan) A(lexander). 1882–1956, English writer, noted for his books and verse for children, including When We Were Very Young (1924) and Winnie the Pooh (1926)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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