Browne



Charles Farrer
[far-er] /ˈfær ər/ (Show IPA), (“Artemus Ward”) 1834–67, U.S. humorist.
Sir Thomas, 1605–82, English physician and author.
Contemporary Examples

Browne demolishes these four claims, step by remorseless step, with studies and examples drawn from military experience.
The Truth About Women in Combat David Frum February 28, 2013

The U.K. government has appointed former BP chief Lord Browne as its new efficiency czar.
July Fourth Outrage: British Gov’t Elevates Disgraced BP Boss Tom Bower June 30, 2010

In a book, Browne admitted having made mistakes in court papers testifying to details of a gay relationship he had.
Wanted: BP’s Libyan Fixer Philip Shenon July 15, 2010

Browne tells the story of a Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester and squad leader Timothy Nein who came under attack in Iraq.
The Truth About Women in Combat David Frum February 28, 2013

Once, when she was first starting out, Bella met Browne on the NBC series The Other Side, she said.
What Psychic Sylvia Brown Didn’t See Winston Ross May 9, 2013

Historical Examples

“My large trunk is to go straight to the steamer,” explained Katy, as she gave her checks to Mr. Browne.
What Katy Did Next Susan Coolidge

Then Major Browne came up, and he was also very complimentary.
A Yeoman’s Letters P. T. Ross

I should like Browne to think of Susan Nipper, who will not be wanted in the first number.
The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete John Forster

You are Miss Browne while you are in the—er—shop, I understand?
A Sheaf of Corn Mary E. Mann

Browne Willis was another original of whom we are enabled to furnish a few whimsical anecdotes.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. III, No. XVII, October 1851 Various

noun
Coral (Edith). 1913–91, Australian actress: married to Vincent Price
Hablot Knight. See Phiz
Sir Thomas. 1605–82, English physician and author, noted for his magniloquent prose style. His works include Religio Medici (1642) and Hydriotaphia or Urn Burial (1658)

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    Charles Farrer [far-er] /ˈfær ər/ (Show IPA), (“Artemus Ward”) 1834–67, U.S. humorist. Sir Thomas, 1605–82, English physician and author. (Aaron) Montgomery, 1843–1913, U.S. merchant and mail-order retailer. Artemas [ahr-tuh-muh s] /ˈɑr tə məs/ (Show IPA), 1727–1800, American general in the American Revolution. Artemus [ahr-tuh-muh s] /ˈɑr tə məs/ (Show IPA), (Charles Farrar Browne) 1834–67, U.S. […]

  • Fiedler

    Arthur, 1894–1979, U.S. symphony conductor. Historical Examples The three independent stanzas were printed by Fiedler, ibid. Erthe Upon Erthe Various Mr. Fiedler, at the other end of the ‘phone, hesitated before replying. Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass The brush heap was accordingly prepared in front of Brother Fiedler’s cabin. A Tale of the Kloster Brother […]



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    a motion picture made primarily for aesthetic reasons rather than commercial profit, often of an experimental nature or having an unconventional or highly symbolic content, aimed typically at a limited audience. Contemporary Examples Spring Breakers, beach-party fluff done as an art film by the reliably bizarre Harmony Korine, is a return to form for Franco. […]

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    Arthur (“Dutch Schultz”) 1902–35, U.S. gangster.



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