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Lamb (essayist)

Definition:

an English essayist (born: 1775 – died: 1834)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Charles Lamb | Elia [pseudonym] | Elia Lamb [pseudonym]

All senses of Lamb...

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Lamb [disambiguation] | The Lamb

may refer to: A young sheep | Lamb and mutton, the meat of domestic sheep | The Lamb (1915 film), a silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. in his screen debut | The Lamb (1918 film), a silent short comedy starring Harold Lloyd | Lamb (film), a... (43 of 410 words, 35 definitions)

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Random House Dictionary:

lamb | Lamb | Lamb, Charles [sense-specific] | Charles Lamb [sense-specific] | Harold A. Lamb [sense-specific] | Lamb, Harold A. [sense-specific] | Mary Ann Lamb [sense-specific] | Lamb, Mary Ann [sense-specific] | William Lamb [sense-specific] | ...

a young sheep. | the meat of a young sheep. | a person who is gentle, meek, innocent, etc.. | a person who is easily cheated or outsmarted, especially ... (26 of 116 words, 11 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

lamb | lambed [past tense] | lambing [present participle] | lambs [3rd-person singular present] | Lamb | Charles Lamb | William. Lamb | Mary Ann Lamb [sense-specific]

A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned. | The flesh of a young sheep used as meat. | Lambskin. | A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear. ... (26 of 104 words, 9 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lamb

New World Dictionary:

lamb | Lamb | Elia

a young sheep | the flesh of a young sheep, used as food | lambskin | a gentle or innocent person, particularly a child | a loved person; dear | a ... (26 of 98 words, 10 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lamb

Merriam-Webster:

Lamb

Willis Eugene 1913-2008 American physicist (5 of 12 words)

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Wiktionary:

Lamb

A surname. (2 of 4 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Charles Lamb [British author]
(Born: February 10, 1775, London, England – Died: December 27, 1834, Edmonton, Middlesex)

English essayist and critic, best known for his Essays of Elia. Lamb went to school at Christ's Hospital, where he studied until 1789. He was a near ... (27 of 475 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/328472​/Charles-Lamb

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Lamb, Charles | Charles Lamb
(Born: 1775 – Died: 1834)

English essayist, born: London. He went to school at Christ's Hospital, where his lifelong friendship with Coleridge began. Lamb was a clerk at the ... (24 of 321 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0828690​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

Charles Lamb | Lamb, Charles

(1775-1834) , English essayist and critic. Together with his sister Mary he wrote Tales from Shakespeare (1807). Other notable works: Essays of Elia ... (23 of 44 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Lamb,-Charles

Collins Dictionary:

Elia | Eleia | Ilía [modern Greek, sense-specific] | Lamb [pen, sense-specific]

a department of southwestern Greece, in the western Peloponnese: in ancient ... | the pen name of "Lamb" (17 of 404 words, 2 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/elia

Macmillan British Dictionary:

essayist [countable] | essayists [plural]

a writer who writes essays (5 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/essayist

Cambridge Dictionary:

essayist

a person who writes essays that are published (8 of 15 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/essayist

Encarta Dictionary:

essayist | essayists [plural]

a writer of literary or journalistic essays (7 of 20 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861609177​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

lamb | Lamb

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Lamb"

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the Free Dictionary:

Lamb

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Lamb"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Lamb"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Lamb

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Lamb"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=bixlam​03 word=Lamb

freedictionary.org:

Lamb

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Lamb" by speech synthesizer

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