Definition of Eric blair
1. Noun. Imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950).
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Orwellian
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Literary usage of Eric blair
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1. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"George Orwell is the pen name of eric blair, the son of a colonial official with long service in British India. Eric was educated as a scholarship boy at ..."
2. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"Lula E., married Frank Haggett, of Bath, Maine, and resided in that city ; child, eric blair. (V) Charles Albert, eldest son of John and Isabel (Staples) ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Conclusions 1) eric blair (alias George Orwell) can rest easy in his grave, because birth control by governmentally imposed methods, such as incorporation ..."
4. Scotland by David Whyte (1998)
"This may be why eric blair (otherwise known as George Orwell) chose it as an escape to write his novel 1984. At the north end is the Gulf of Corryvreckan ..."
5. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"... Am. physicist, 108 Ortega y Gasset, Jose (1883-1955), Spanish philosopher, 141-2, 217 Orwell, George, pen-name of eric blair (1903-50), Br. author, ..."