from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge Pen name Lewis Car·roll (kărˈəl) 1832-1898. British mathematician and writer. His stories about Alice, invented to amuse the young daughter of a friend, appear in the classics Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872).
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
From Dodge + -son, from the given name Roger. (Wiktionary)