Definition of Housman

1. Noun. English poet (1859-1936).

Exact synonyms: A. E. Housman, Alfred Edward Housman
Generic synonyms: Poet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Housman

House of Commons
House of Hanover
House of Islam
House of Keys
House of Lancaster
House of Lords
House of Parliament
House of Representatives
House of Tudor
House of War
House of Windsor
House of York
Houses of Parliament
Housing and Urban Development
Housman (current term)
Houssay animal
Houssay syndrome
Houston's folds
Houston's valves
Houston, we have a problem
Hout Bay
Howard Carter
Howard Florey

Literary usage of Housman

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

1. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"Orig. bds., Housman, A., Jan. 22, '20. (395) $16.00. Folio Lithograph with Key. San Francisco, 1877. As issued, A., Feb. 19, '20. (181) $25.00. Los Angeles. ..."

2. Representative One-act Plays by British and Irish Authors by Clark, Barrett Harper, 1890- (1921)
"THE SNOW MAN LAURENCE Housman LAURENCE Housman is not a professional dramatist. ... Of late years Mr. Housman has written a number of one-act plays, ..."

3. Poets of the Younger Generation by William Archer (1902)
"LAURENCE Housman THE distinction of Mr. Laurence Housman's workmanship, the nimbleness of his fancy, and the sombre strength of his imagination, ..."

4. Modern British Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1920)
"AE Housman was born March 26, 1859, and, after a classical education, ... Housman has published only one volume of original verse, but that volume (A ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1841)
"Housman was an exemplary character in a diversity of ways, ... By RF Housman, ESQ. Simpkin. ART. XXIII.— The Progress and Prospects of Society. ..."

6. Modern British Poetry: Edited by Louis Untermeyer by Louis Untermeyer (1920)
"Housman has published only one volume of original verse, but that volume ... Originally published in 1896, when Housman was almost 37, it is evident that ..."

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