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 (chăt′ər-tən), Thomas 1752-1770.
British poet who fooled scholars by ascribing his poetry to a 15th-century monk, Thomas Rowley. Unable to support himself by writing, Chatterton became dejected and took his own life at age 17. His work and example influenced the romantic poets.
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(Biography) Thomas. 1752–70, British poet; author of spurious medieval verse and prose: he committed suicide at the age of 17
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(ˈtʃæt ər tən)

Thomas, 1752–70, English poet.
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