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The protagonist in Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear, based on a legendary king of Britain.
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(Biography) Edward. 1812–88, English humorist and painter, noted for his illustrated nonsense poems and limericks
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1. Edward, 1812–88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter.
2. King Lear.
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|Noun||1.||Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)|
|2.||Lear - the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters|
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