Ransome


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Ransome

(ˈrænsəm)
n
(Biography) Arthur. 1884–1967, English writer, best known for his books for children, including Swallows and Amazons (1930) and Great Northern? (1947)
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
After the poor steward died, and as he could not be replaced by a white man in this Oriental port, Ransome had volunteered to do the double work.
Ransome flitted continually to and fro between the galley and the cabin.
He told me his name was Ransome, and that he had followed the sea since he was nine, but could not say how old he was, as he had lost his reckoning.
A skiff, however, lay beside the pier, with some seamen sleeping on the thwarts; this, as Ransome told me, was the brig's boat waiting for the captain; and about half a mile off, and all alone in the anchorage, he showed me the Covenant herself.
British High Commissioner to Botswana, Ms Katy Ransome said recently.
Summary: Cuttack (Odisha) [India], July 17 (ANI): Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) chairman Alan Ransome praised India's table tennis players and is expecting good results from the Indian players in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, hosted by India.
Dayna Ransome took to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre yesterday to receive her honours degree from Robert Gordon University (RGU).
Recall that Hamisu Mijinyawa was abducted last week and taken to an unknown destination, with his abductors demanding for N20m as a ransome.
WATCH IT ADAPTED from Arthur Ransome's beloved book, Swallows and Amazons (tomorrow, BBC1, 5.05pm) is a charming tale of messing about on the river set in more innocent times.
Mrs Pat Ransome A Yes, it sounds like you might have overdone the watering there!
STORYHOUSE in Chester has announced the award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery will write the new version of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons.
The club's earliest origins go back to a chicken hut at Teesside table tennis stalwart Alan Ransome's house in Meadow Close, Ormesby.