William Shakespeare

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Noun1.William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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The playright signed his name Willm Shakp, William Shaksper, Wm Shakspe, William Shakspere, Willm Shakspere and William Shakspeare.
A Supplement to the Plays of William Shakspeare (New York, 1848); Henry Tyrrell, ed.
9) Macready's commitment to illustration went beyond what Johnson meant by it in the full title to his edition of The Plays of William Shakspeare (1765): namely, a textual elucidation or comment.