Definition of Meredith

1. Noun. United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933).

2. Noun. English novelist and poet (1828-1909).
Exact synonyms: George Meredith
Generic synonyms: Novelist, Poet

Definition of Meredith

1. Proper noun. (Welsh male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname Welsh patronymic from=Welsh) ¹

3. Proper noun. (Welsh female given name); sometimes mistaken for a combination of Mary and Edith. ¹

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Literary usage of Meredith

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1904)
"-The First Meeting between George meredith and Mr meredith's Novels. ... Contemporary : Oct. An Interview with G. meredith, by WMF Boston A ..."

2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1907)
"Heirs of the Body of him my Son John meredith by him lawfully begotten their ... But if my said Son John meredith should die without having lawful Issue, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The testator died some time after making his will ; leaving Spencer New- comb his only son, and his two daughters, Hannah Newcomb, and Ann meredith, ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"GEORGE meredith (1828-) BY ANNA MCCLURE SHOLL SHAT Robert Browning is among English poets, George meredith is among English novelists. ..."

5. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young (1910)
"GEORGE meredith (1828-1909) meredith is perhaps most widely known by his ... meredith had to wait a long time to come by his own ; his first volume of poems ..."

6. A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies by John Burke (1838)
"ROWLAND meredith, of Alington, who assumed the surname since borne by his ... SIR RICHARD meredith, who married Susanna, daughter of Philip S kippen, ..."

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