O. Henry


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O. Henry

See William Sydney Porter.
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O. Henry

(əʊ ˈhɛnrɪ)
n
(Biography) pen name of William Sidney Porter. 1862–1910, US short-story writer. His collections of stories, characterized by his use of caricature and surprising endings, include Cabbages and Kings (1904) and The Four Million (1906)
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Noun1.O. Henry - United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)O. Henry - United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)
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