Marlowe definition

  • others:
    • Marlowe, Christopher 1564-1593. English playwright and poet whoever development of empty verse impacted Shakespeare. His plays consist of Tamburlaine the truly amazing (c. 1587) and Edward II (c. 1592).
  • proper-noun:
    • A habitational surname from the English place-name Marlow.
    • Christopher Marlowe (1564-93), English dramatist.
  • noun:
    • English poet and playwright which launched empty verse as a type of remarkable expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)
    • tough cynical investigator (among early detective heroes in US fiction) created by Raymond Chandler

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