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Tate

, Nahum 1652-1715.
Irish-born English poet and playwright who wrote a popular adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear in 1681 and was appointed poet laureate in 1692.
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Tate

(teɪt)
n
1. (Biography) (John Orley) Allen. 1899–1979, US poet and critic
2. (Biography) Sir Henry. 1819–99, British sugar refiner and philanthropist; founder of the Tate Gallery
3. (Biography) Nahum (ˈneɪʊm). 1652–1715, British poet, dramatist, and hymn-writer, born in Ireland: poet laureate (1692–1715). He is best known for writing a version of King Lear with a happy ending
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Tate

(teɪt)

n.
1. James, born 1943, U.S. poet.
2. (John Orley) Allen, 1899–1979, U.S. poet and critic.
3. Nahum, 1652–1715, English poet and playwright, born in Ireland: poet laureate 1692–1715.
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