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John fletcher

[flech-er] /ˈflɛtʃ ər/

John, 1579–1625, English dramatist: collaborated with Francis Beaumont 1606?–16; with Philip Massinger 1613–25.
John Gould, 1886–1950, U.S. poet.
a male given name.
a person who makes arrows
John. 1579–1625, English Jacobean dramatist, noted for his romantic tragicomedies written in collaboration with Francis Beaumont, esp Philaster (1610) and The Maid’s Tragedy (1611)

“arrow-maker,” early 14c. (as a surname attested from 1203), from Old French flechier, from fleche “arrow,” probably from Frankish *fliugica (cf. Old Low German fliuca, Middle Dutch vliecke).


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