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

  • Bradstreet, Anne Dudley 1612-1672. English-born colonial poet who wrote several collections of verse, including The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America (1650). Her husband, Simon (1603-1697), was a colonial administrator and governor of Massachusetts (1679-1686 and 1689-1692).

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  • n. poet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)

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