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

  • Golding, William Gerald 1911-1993. British writer noted for his dark novels, such as The Lord of the Flies (1954) and Pincher Martin (1956). He won the 1983 Nobel Prize for literature.

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  • proper n. A surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of various plants with yellow flowers, especially the corn-marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum.
  • n. A variety of apple of a golden-yellow color.

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  • n. English novelist (1911-1993)


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