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du Mau·ri·er(do͞o môr′ē-ā′, dyo͞o, dü mô-ryā′), Dame Daphne 1907-1989.
British writer noted for her melodramatic novels, including Rebecca (1938).
du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson 1834-1896.
French-born British illustrator and writer known for his caricatures in Punch, his illustrations of works by William Makepeace Thackeray and others, and his novels, such as Trilby (1894).
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Du Maurier(djuː ˈmɒrɪˌeɪ)
1. (Biography) Dame Daphne. 1907–89, English novelist; author of Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951)
2. (Biography) her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson (ˈpæmɛlə ˈbjuːsən) 1834-96, British novelist and illustrator; author Trilby (1894)
3. (Biography) his son, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward). 1873–1934, British actor-manager: father of Daphne Du Maurier
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Du Mau•ri•er(du ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu)
1. Dame Daphne (Lady Browning), 1907-89, English novelist.
2. her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist.
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|Noun||1.||du Maurier - English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)|
|2.||du Maurier - English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)|
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