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1819, Jun 121875, Jan 23
a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. Kingsley's interest in history is shown in several of his writings, including The Heroes (1856), a children's book about Greek mythology, and several historical novels, of which the best known are Hypatia (1853), Hereward the Wake (1865) and Westward Ho! (1855).
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Eche: Eche and eke are very common English words, Old English ecan, Old Teutonic form aukjan, related to Latin au...
Manticore: A 'kind of serpent,' described in various ways; the O.E.D.'s favorite picture gives it the body of a lion, ...
Mesothesis: Something put in the middle, serving as a balance, or to reconcile two opposed principles, etc. Accent on t...
Nicker: See Eche. In Charles Kingsley's HYPATIA (1853) we find: "What is a nicor, Agilmund?" "A sea-...
Pantagruelism: 'A sort of high spirits worked up in despite of accidents -- ready to drink too, if you will'. Thus Rabelai...
Viaggiatory: Frequently traveling. Via Italian viaggiare, to voyage, from Latin via, way. A viadant (17th century) was a...
 Dictionary Citations (6) • View in Dictionary
Eche: Eche and eke are very common English words, Old English ecan, Old Teutonic form aukjan, related to Latin au...
Manticore: A 'kind of serpent,' described in various ways; the O.E.D.'s favorite picture gives it the body of a lion, ...
Mesothesis: Something put in the middle, serving as a balance, or to reconcile two opposed principles, etc. Accent on t...
Nicker: See Eche. In Charles Kingsley's HYPATIA (1853) we find: "What is a nicor, Agilmund?" "A sea-...
Pantagruelism: 'A sort of high spirits worked up in despite of accidents -- ready to drink too, if you will'. Thus Rabelai...
Viaggiatory: Frequently traveling. Via Italian viaggiare, to voyage, from Latin via, way. A viadant (17th century) was a...
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