Leacock
biographical name Stephen Butler 1869-1944 Canadian economist & humorist

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  • Leacock — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Dean Leacock (* 1984), englischer Fußballspieler Philip Leacock (1917–1990), britischer Filmregisseur Richard Leacock (1921–2011), britischer Dokumentarfilmer Robert Leacock (* 1949), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leacock —   [ liːkɔk], Stephen Butler, kanadischer Schriftsteller englischer Herkunft, * Swanmore (County Hampshire) 30. 12. 1869, ✝ Toronto 28. 3. 1944; schrieb humoristische Erzählungen, Parodien, Nonsenstexte u. a. Kurzprosa, z. B. »Sunshine sketches of …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leacock — (Stephen Butler) (1869 1944), écrivain canadien d expression anglaise célèbre pour ses récits humoristiques: Nonsense Novels (1911), Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich (1914) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leacock — [lē′käk΄] Stephen (Butler) 1869 1944; Cdn. humorist & economist, born in England …   English World dictionary

  • Leacock — There are several notables with the last name Leacock:*Dean Leacock (1984) English Footballer *Philip Leacock (1917 1990) Filmmaker *Richard Leacock (1921) Documentary filmmaker (Brother of Philip) *Stephen Leacock (1869 1944) Canadian Writer and …   Wikipedia

  • Leacock — noun Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869 1944) • Syn: ↑Stephen Leacock, ↑Stephen Butler Leacock • Instance Hypernyms: ↑economist, ↑economic expert, ↑humorist, ↑humourist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leacock — /lee kok/, n. Stephen (Butler), 1869 1944, Canadian humorist and economist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Leacock — This unusual name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from either Lacock in Wiltshire, near Chippenham, or Laycock in West Yorkshire near Keighley. The place in Wiltshire is recorded as Lacok in the Saxon Chartulary of… …   Surnames reference

  • Leacock — Lea•cock [[t]ˈli kɒk[/t]] n. big Stephen (Butler), 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist …   From formal English to slang

  • Leacock — /ˈlikɒk/ (say leekok) noun Stephen Butler, 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist …   Australian English dictionary

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