Lake Poets
the poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey: so called from their residence in the Lake District. Also called Lake School.
[1810-20]

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  • Lake poets — Lake Lake, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l[ o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la kkos pond, tank. Cf. {Loch}, {Lough}.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth s surface, and supplied from the drainage of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lake poets — n. the English poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey, who lived in the Lake District …   English World dictionary

  • Lake Poets — (dt. „See Poeten“) auch Lakists oder Lake School, war ab 1817 als Bezeichnung für eine kleine Gruppe englischer romantischer Lyriker gebräuchlich, die sich im Lake District von Cumberland (heute Cumbria) niederließen. Initiator war William… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake Poets — The Lake Poets all lived in the Lake District of England at the turn of the nineteenth century. As a group, they followed no single school of thought or literary practice then known, although their works were uniformly disparaged by the Edinburgh …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Poets — Lake′ Po ets n. pl. lit. the poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey, identified with the Lake District • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lake Poets — /ˈleɪk poʊəts/ (say layk pohuhts) plural noun the English poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey; so named from their residence in the Lake District. Also, Lake School …   Australian English dictionary

  • LAKE POETS —    a school of English poets, the chief representatives of which were Wordsworth, Southey, and Coleridge, who adorned the beginning of the 19th century, and were so designated by the Edinburgh Review because their favourite haunt was the LAKE… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lake Poets — n. group of prominent poets who lived in the Lake District in England (i.e. Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lake poets — noun English poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it • Hypernyms: ↑school, ↑artistic movement, ↑art movement • Member Meronyms: ↑Coleridge, ↑Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ↑Southey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Poets — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, William Wordsworth …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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