Anthony burgess

Anthony, 1917–93, English novelist and critic.
(Frank) Gelett
[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.
Contemporary Examples

Her attention to language—and the breakdown of language—invites comparisons to writers like anthony burgess and Lewis Carroll.
This Week’s Hot Reads: April 21, 2014 Thomas Flynn April 21, 2014

anthony burgess became Joseph Kell because his publishers could not keep up with his output.
The Real Story of “O” Robert McCrum January 22, 2011

(in England)

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.”

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