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[peel] /pil/
George, 1558?–97? English dramatist. Unabridged
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  • Let us turn to those of Peele, the friend of Greene and Marlowe.

    The Critics Versus Shakspere Francis A. Smith
  • This version seems to have been written by Greene and Peele.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • Around them shut the strong walls of the old Peele house, a memorable house in its way, massive and wide-porched and staunch.

    Sally of Missouri R. E. Young
  • Dyce's editions of Greene and Peele have long been standard.

    Tragedy Ashley H. Thorndike
  • As has been pointed out, however, in the discussion of Gallathea, Peele makes no really dramatic use of the novel situation.

  • But what characters or scenes spring up to proclaim Peele's authorship?

  • In whatever spot he might find for himself a future residence, that spot could not be at Peele Newton.

    Ralph the Heir Anthony Trollope
  • Wilson was probably his tutor or coadjutor in Comedy and Peele in Tragedy.

British Dictionary definitions for Peele


George. ?1556–?96, English dramatist and poet. His works include the pastoral drama The Arraignment of Paris (1584) and the comedy The Old Wives' Tale (1595)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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