saul bellow

Bellow

[bel-oh]
noun
Saul, 1915–2005, U.S. novelist, born in Canada: Nobel Prize in Literature 1976.
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bellow (ˈbɛləʊ)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to make a loud deep raucous cry like that of a bull; roar
2.  to shout (something) unrestrainedly, as in anger or pain; bawl
 
n
3.  the characteristic noise of a bull
4.  a loud deep sound, as of pain or anger
 
[C14: probably from Old English bylgan; related to bellan to bell²]
 
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Bellow (ˈbɛləʊ)
 
n
Saul. 1915--2005, US novelist, born in Canada. His works include Dangling Man (1944), The Adventures of Angie March (1954), Herzog (1964), Humboldt's Gift (1975), The Dean's December (1981), and Ravelstein (2000): Nobel prize for literature 1976

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bellow
O.E. bylgian "to bellow," from PIE base *bhel- "to sound, roar." Originally of animals, especially cows and bulls; used of human beings since c.1600.
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