Definition of Browne

1. Noun. English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882).

Exact synonyms: Hablot Knight Browne, Phiz
Generic synonyms: Illustrator

2. Noun. United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867).
Exact synonyms: Artemus Ward, Charles Farrar Browne
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Browne

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=), a spelling variant of Brown. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Browne

Brown-Adson forceps
Brown-Brenn stain
Brown-Sequard's paralysis
Brown-Sequard's syndrome
Brown Bess
Brown Besses
Brown Betties
Brown Betty
Brown HT
Brown Swiss
Brown University
Brown bounce
Browne (current term)
Brownian motion
Brownian movement
Brownie point
Brownie points
Browning's vein
Browning automatic rifle
Browning machine gun

Literary usage of Browne

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1902)
"EDWARD INGERSOLL Browne was born in what was known as Franklin Place, ... Moses Browne. The Beverly Historical Society now has its home in another of those ..."

2. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"Browne was educated at Eton and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. ... In June 1840 Browne resigned his fellowship, married Elizabeth, daughter of Clement ..."

3. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry by Thomas Percy (1887)
"KING OF SCOTS AND ANDREW Browne.* THIS ballad is a proof of the little intercourse that subsisted between the Scots and English, before the accession of ..."

4. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"1 Browne vanishes in a slight Flash of Fire Browne all this while has hung ... At a little place called Gratz,2 on the Moravian border, Browne faced round ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"THE Browne CHARGING SYSTEM: POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENTS SUGGESTED.« THE following ideas were conceived during the course in comparative study of loan system at ..."

6. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1916)
"Browne was fortunate in his friends. His life at the Inner Temple brought him into ... Some verses by Browne are prefixed to the second edition of the ..."

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