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

  • du Maurier, Dame Daphne 1907-1989. British writer noted for her melodramatic novels, including Rebecca (1938).
  • du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson 1834-1896. British illustrator and writer known for his caricatures in Punch, his illustrations of the works of William Makepeace Thackeray among others, and his novels, such as Trilby (1894).

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