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

  • Wylie, Elinor Morton Hoyt 1885-1928. American writer best remembered for her poems, especially those collected in Nets to Catch the Wind (1921). Her novels include Jennifer Lorn (1923).

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  • n. United States poet (1885-1928)


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  • This agent, Andrew Wylie, is particularly ridiculed for saying of Grace Metalious, the author of Peyton Place, that Her name is now barely known.

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  • Although Wylie is an advocate of a Civil Defense program, he also recognizes there is no precedent for and no way to predict human response to a nuclear attack.

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  • A collaboration between Dusen Dusen designer Ellen Van Dusen and DailyCandy editor Erin Wylie, the collection feature four original coats made entirely in Brooklyn.

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  • Still, I'm not quite in Wylie's straits: forced to do something to support her family, and having little to offer the world but a skill with words.

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  • I'm sure no one else on my friendslist has a copy of Andrew Wylie's chapbook of poems published by Telegraph Books in Berkeley, but I'm not sure if that will mean much to people; Wylie is a literary agent otherwise known as the Jackal, and the poems are god-awful.

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  • Philip Wylie is a fascinating writer, who didn’t restrict himself to science fiction, but whose science fiction works were highly influential.

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  • Soon after EvilWylie began to amass followers from the publishing world, Huffington Post Books called Wylie's office to to ask for comment, and the receptionist knew nothing about it.

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  • Martha is also doing a Cutest Cupcake Contest and so far, there's over 350 entries, including this adorable Pirate Treasure cupcakes by by Martha Stewart Online Weddings Editor, Erin Wylie.

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  • Miles put them in touch with a Scottish neurosurgeon called Wylie McKissock, who had performed similar operations in Britain, but using a different valve.


  • Hugh called Wylie this morning to remind him that midnight is the deadline for good service.

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