Anthony, 1917–93, English novelist and critic.
[juh-let] /dʒəˈlɛt/ (Show IPA), 1866–1951, U.S. illustrator and humorist.
Thornton Waldo, 1874–1965, U.S. author, especially of children’s books.
a male given name.
Her attention to language—and the breakdown of language—invites comparisons to writers like anthony burgess and Lewis Carroll.
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anthony burgess became Joseph Kell because his publishers could not keep up with his output.
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a citizen or freeman of a borough
any inhabitant of a borough
(English history) a Member of Parliament from a borough, corporate town, or university
a member of the colonial assembly of Maryland or Virginia
Anthony, real name John Burgess Wilson. 1917–93, English novelist and critic: his novels include A Clockwork Orange (1962), Tremor of Intent (1966), Earthly Powers (1980), and Any Old Iron (1989)
Guy. 1911–63, British spy, who fled to the Soviet Union (with Donald Maclean) in 1951
c.1200, burgeis “citizen of a borough,” from Old French borjois (Modern French bourgeois), from Late Latin burgensis (see bourgeois). Applied from late 15c. to borough representatives in Parliament and used later in Virginia and other colonies used to denote members of the legislative body, while in Pennsylvania, etc., it meant “member of the governing council of a borough.”
Anthony Clement, 1898–1975, U.S. Army general. Contemporary Examples McAuliffe is embroiled in allegations over a possible visa-for-sale scheme, involving Chinese financing for Green Tech. Why Ken Cuccinelli Is the Anti-Chris Christie Lloyd Green August 25, 2013 From the beginning, McAuliffe has used the Hillary 2016 connection to help entice big donors. The Virginia Gubernatorial Race […]
Anthony, 1844–1915, U.S. author and reformer. Contemporary Examples We have a situation here”—that is, in the Comstock race—“where a convention is probably not the way to go. The GOP Establishment Turns a ‘Firehose’ on Virginia Tea Partiers Michelle Cottle April 30, 2014 Of the six contenders, Comstock enjoyed the highest name recognition and by far […]
- Anthony dollar
a cupronickel coin of the U.S., equal to one dollar, bearing a portrait of Susan B. Anthony on its obverse: first issued in 1979.
- Anthony eden
(Robert) Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897–1977, British statesman: prime minister 1955–57. Contemporary Examples As anthony eden put it: the best way for the Allies to help Jews was “to win the war.” The Savior of Sobibor Richard Rashke October 13, 2013 Look how quickly Ike tossed over anthony eden and de Gaulle at Suez. Why […]
Anthony Herman Gerard [Dutch ahn-toh-nee her-mahn gey-rahrt] /Dutch ɑnˈtoʊ ni ˈhɛr mɑn ˈgeɪ rɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1890–1939, Dutch airplane designer and builder. an aircraft designed or built by Fokker, especially as used by Germany in World War I. Historical Examples Its day of triumph at an end, it withdrew to the seclusion of its hangar, […]