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Nash

or Nashe  (năsh), Thomas 1567-1601.
English writer noted for his witty, often invective literary criticism and for The Unfortunate Traveller (1594), a picaresque adventure narrative.

Nash

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1. (Biography) John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent's Park, Regent Street, and the Marble Arch in London
2. (Biography) Ogden. 1902–71, US humorous poet
3. (Biography) Paul. 1889–1946, English painter, noted esp as a war artist in both World Wars and for his landscapes
4. (Biography) Richard, known as Beau Nash. 1674–1762, English dandy
5. (Biography) See (Thomas) Nashe
6. (Biography) Sir Walter. 1882–1968, New Zealand Labour statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1957–60)

Nash

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1. Ogden, 1902–71, U.S. poet.
2. Also, Nashe. Thomas ( “Pasquil” ), 1567–1601, English playwright and satirist.

Nash

An automobile named after Charles W. Nash, made by the Nash Motor Company of Kenosha, WI from 1917 until 1954, and by the American Motor Company from 1954 through 1957.
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Noun1.Nash - United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)
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The Great Pump Room is a spacious saloon, ornamented with Corinthian pillars, and a music-gallery, and a Tompion clock, and a statue of Nash, and a golden inscription, to which all the water-drinkers should attend, for it appeals to them in the cause of a deserving charity.
In an old book I find columns of notes about works projected at this time, nearly all to consist of essays on deeply uninteresting subjects; the lightest was to be a volume on the older satirists, beginning with Skelton and Tom Nash - the half of that manuscript still lies in a dusty chest - the only story was about Mary Queen of Scots, who was also the subject of many unwritten papers.
And here I cannot omit expressing my gratitude to the kindness intended me by Mr Nash, who took me one day aside, and gave me advice, which if I had followed, I had been a happy woman.
Don't you fret, Miss," said Luke, soothingly; "they're nash things, them lop-eared rabbits; they'd happen ha' died, if they'd been fed.
Minchin called, asked him to see her then and there, and to give her a certificate for the Infirmary; whereupon after examination he wrote a statement of the case as one of tumor, and recommended the bearer Nancy Nash as an out-patient.
But report took up this amazing case of tumor, not clearly distinguished from cancer, and considered the more awful for being of the wandering sort; till much prejudice against Lydgate's method as to drugs was overcome by the proof of his marvellous skill in the speedy restoration of Nancy Nash after she had been rolling and rolling in agonies from the presence of a tumor both hard and obstinate, but nevertheless compelled to yield.
Goddard had dressed it on a Sunday, and asked all the three teachers, Miss Nash, and Miss Prince, and Miss Richardson, to sup with her.
When our skipper came back we learned that the steamer was the Sommerville, Captain Nash, from West Australia to Singapore via Batavia with mails, and that the agreement was she should tow us to Anjer or Ba- tavia, if possible, where we could extinguish the fire by scuttling, and then proceed on our voyage--to Bankok
Thus did Cripples unconsciously become a master of the ceremonies between them, and bring them more naturally together than Beau Nash might have done if they had lived in his golden days, and he had alighted from his coach and six for the purpose.
That started an argument and Nash choked her with his hand on her neck.
The pain and expense of liver biopsies for evaluating the presence of NASH has inspired studies aimed at finding an alternative, method using clinical and laboratory findings.