Drinkwater
biographical name John 1882-1937 English writer

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  • Drinkwater — is a surname that may refer to: People Arthur Thomas Drinkwater, (1894 1972), Australian born World War I flying ace Ben Drinkwater, (1910 1949), motor cycle racer Carol Drinkwater, (b.1948 ), Anglo Irish actress and authoress Danny Drinkwater,… …   Wikipedia

  • Drinkwater — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Carol Drinkwater (* 1948), britische Schauspielerin und Autorin Danny Drinkwater (* 1990), englischer Fußballspieler John Drinkwater (1882 1937), englischer Schriftsteller Dies …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drinkwater — This interesting surname, of Anglo Saxon origin, is a nickname from the Olde English pre 7th Century drincan meaning drink plus woetre , water . In the Middle Ages, weak ale was the universal beverage among the poorer classes, and so cheap as to… …   Surnames reference

  • Drinkwater — /dringk waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. John, 1882 1937, English poet, playwright, and critic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Drinkwater — Drịnkwater   [ wɔːtə], John, englischer Schriftsteller, * Leytonstone (heute zu London) 1. 6. 1882, ✝ London 25. 3. 1937; Mitbegründer und Spielleiter der Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company; begann mit Lyrik und kurzen Versdramen in der Art A …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Drinkwater — /ˈdrɪŋkwɔtə/ (say dringkwawtuh) noun John, 1882–1937, English poet, dramatist, and critic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Drinkwater — /dringk waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. John, 1882 1937, English poet, playwright, and critic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drinkwater Park — is situated in the Irwell Valley on the western border of Prestwich, near Manchester bounded by the River Irwell to the west, Agecroft Road and Rainsough Brow to the south, Butterstile Lane and Carr Clough estate to the east and Bunkers Hill to… …   Wikipedia

  • Drinkwater, Saskatchewan — Drinkwater   Village   CPR Station Drinkwater, Saskatchewan c1908. C …   Wikipedia

  • Drinkwater, John — (1882 1937)    Born at Leytonstone, Essex, the son of a schoolmaster turned actor, theatrical manager, and playwright, he grew up in Oxfordshire and worked as an insurance clerk with the Northern Assurance Company. Later, in Birmingham, and… …   British and Irish poets

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