Definition of Mitford
1. Noun. United States writer (born in England) who wrote on American culture (1917-1996).
2. Noun. English writer of comic novels (1904-1973).
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Literary usage of Mitford
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"Poe- mata Latine partim reddita partim scripta a V. Bourne,' 1840; with life by Mitford. in the library of the British Museum. commonplace-books are Addit. ..."
2. The Lives of Twelve Eminent Judges of the Last and of the Present Century by William Charles Townsend (1846)
"THE ancestry of this excellent lawyer may be traced further back in the annals of Northumberland than even to Sir John de Mitford, at the time of the ..."
3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Mary Russell Mitford 1787-1855 Born, at Alresford, Hampshire, 16 Dec. 1787. ... We found Miss Mitford living literally in a cottage, neither ornée ..."
4. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of Ireland by James Roderick O'Flanagan (1870)
"John Mitford, Baron Redesdale, was descended from the ancient family of Mitford, ... Robert Mitford was Member for Morpeth in the Convention Parliament, ..."