Definition of Father Brown
1. Noun. A Catholic priest who was the hero of detective stories by G. K. Chesterton.
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Literary usage of Father Brown
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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Charles James Stewart Bethune, W. Saunders, Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), E. B. Reed, Entomological Society of Ontario (1905)
"This is the first species in this family to be recorded from the Philippine Islands, and was captured by Father Brown in the Observatory (larden. ..."
2. Father Taylor, the Sailer Preacher: Incidents and Anecdotes of Rev. Edward T by Gilbert Haven, Thomas Russell (1881)
"Father Brown and John Shaw stepped between him and the horse-whip, and told him to go on; ... said Father Brown: 'here comes the flattering devil now. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1908)
"(Will you try to do something for Father Brown and the Doctor? ... (How about trying to write for Father Brown, leaving Jerry in another room? ..."