from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to William Shakspere (1564–1616), the great English dramatist and poet, or his dramas; found in or characteristic of the writings, plays, or poems of Shakspere; relating to Shakspere, or in his style.
  • n. A Shaksperian scholar; a specialist in the study of Shakspere.
  • n. Also Shakspearian, Shakspearean, Shakespearian, Shakesperian, etc. See the etymology.


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