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Radcliffe

[rad-klif] /ˈræd klɪf/
noun
1.
Ann (Ward) 1764–1823, English writer of Gothic romances.
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  • This was to have been my last year at Radcliffe, so my giving it up will not make so much difference.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • She held out her hand before she turned to speak to Mrs. Radcliffe.

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  • "I never read him in my life," responded Radcliffe, sullenly.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Radcliffe replied peevishly, 'Tell him he may do anything with it but paint it.'

    The Town Leigh Hunt
  • Such “local colour” was unknown to Mrs. Radcliffe, as to Clara Reeve.

British Dictionary definitions for Radcliffe

Radcliffe

/ˈrædklɪf/
noun
1.
Ann. 1764–1823, British novelist, noted for her Gothic romances The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) and The Italian (1797)
2.
Paula (Jane). born 1973, British athlete, winner of the London Marathon (2002, 2003, 2005), gold medalist in the marathon at the World Championships (2005), and European record holder for the 10,000m.
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