from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shute, Nevil Pen name of Nevil Shute Norway. 1899-1960. British writer whose novels include A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957), both set in Australia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as chute, or shoot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See chute, shoot.
- n. Same as tram in the sense of ‘twisted silk.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English writer who settled in Norway after World War II (1899-1960)
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