Radcliffe



Ann (Ward) 1764–1823, English writer of Gothic romances.
Contemporary Examples

But I married a Radcliffe girl and after a few years in New York moved back to within an hour of Harvard.
My Conversation with John Updike Barbara Probst Solomon January 28, 2009

Radcliffe was 18 when Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix came out.
Lights, Camera, Cocktails Brody Brown July 15, 2011

Potter is such a memorable role, it means Radcliffe can consistently surprise us with whatever he does subsequent to it.
Daniel Radcliffe: I’m Richer Than One Direction Tim Teeman October 23, 2014

While on his press tour, Radcliffe has been dutifully selling the film, as he should.
Stop Obsessing Over Daniel Radcliffe’s Gay Sex Scene in ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Kevin Fallon October 15, 2013

Radcliffe remains one of the most intriguing young stars around.
Daniel Radcliffe: I’m Richer Than One Direction Tim Teeman October 23, 2014

Historical Examples

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.
Masters of the Wheat-Lands Harold Bindloss

“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.
Adventures among Books Andrew Lang

noun
Ann. 1764–1823, British novelist, noted for her Gothic romances The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) and The Italian (1797)
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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