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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Nash, Ogden 1902-1971. American writer known for his droll epigrammatic verse, much of which appeared in The New Yorker.
  • Nash, Thomas 1567-1601. English writer noted for his witty, often invective literary criticism and for The Unfortunate Traveller (1594), possibly the best Elizabethan narrative work.

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  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Firm; stiff; hard; also, chilly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)

Etymologies

From Old English æsc "ash tree", for a person or place located near ash trees. (Wiktionary)

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