Definition of Du Maurier

1. Noun. English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989).

Exact synonyms: Dame Daphne Du Maurier, Daphne Du Maurier
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



2. Noun. English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896).

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Literary usage of Du Maurier

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1. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"Apart from his artistic services to Punch, Mr. du Maurier has been a contributor to its pages of verse and prose, comparable \vith some of the best that has ..."

2. The Bookman (1898)
"By du Maurier. §1.75. (Harper.) 4. The Choir Invisible. By Allen. $1.50. ... By du Maurier. $1.75. (Harper.) Soldiers of Fortune. By Davis. $1.50. ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"Mr. du Maurier was very poor at this time, and when he had finished his ... Many pleasant anecdotes are told of du Maurier, all of wnich show him as an ..."

4. The House of Harper: A Century of Publishing in Franklin Square by Joseph Henry Harper (1912)
"The commercial success of Trilby was so unexpected that we gave du Maurier, in addition to the sum we had agreed to pay him, a royalty on the sales in book ..."

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