Definitions

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  • proper n. Saint George the Zograf, an icon in Zograf Monastery
  • proper n. A pen name of a number of Bulgarian iconographs and painters
  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

Historical Bulgarian and Serbian personal appellation, later used as pen name, which comes from the tradition of iconography in Eastern Orthodoxy. It comes from the occupation of iconograph or painter: zografos (zόγραφος) in Greek means "painter" (from zoe="life" and grafos="scribe"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some time around saying goodbye to Carla (who went back to Spain quite early), I unwillingly missed out on the Autobiography panel (chaired by andypop, featuring Mardou, Zograf, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, and I'm not sure who else in the end).

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  • As Mullet shot toward the goal posts yet again, clutching the Quaffle tightly under her arm, the Bulgarian Keeper, Zograf, flew out to meet her.

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