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

  • Browne, Charles Farrar Pen name Artemus Ward (wôrd) 1834-1867. American humorist who used backwoods characters and local dialect to comment on current events in his fictional tales of an itinerant showman.
  • Browne, Sir Thomas 1605-1682. English physician and writer known for the richness of his prose in works such as Religio Medici (1642), an attempt to reconcile Christian faith with scientific knowledge.

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  • proper n. A surname, a spelling variant of Brown.

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  • n. United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
  • n. English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)

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