biographical name Nevil 1899-1960 pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway English aeronautical engineer & writer in Australia

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  • Shute — may refer :; Places * Shute, Devon, a village in Devon, near Axminster ** Shute Barton,a mediaeval manor house, located at Shute * Shute Harbour, in Australia * Shute Park (Oregon), a park in Hillsboro, Oregon;Surnames * Denny Shute (1904 – 1974) …   Wikipedia

  • Shute — ist der Name von John Shute († 1563), englischer Miniaturmaler und Autor von Abhandlungen über Architektur Nevil Shute (1899−1960), englischer Schriftsteller, Flugzeugingenieur und Pilot Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shute — Shute, n. Same as {Chute}, or {Shoot}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shute — shute; go·shute; …   English syllables

  • Shute — Shute, John, s. Barrington 1) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Shute —   [ʃuːt], Nevil, eigentlich N. S. Norway [ nɔːweɪ], englischer Schriftsteller und Ingenieur, * Ealing (heute zu London) 17. 1. 1899, ✝ Melbourne 12. 1. 1960; war als Flugzeugingenieur in der Forschung tätig; lebte ab 1950 in Australien. Er… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shute — Shute, Nev|il (1899 1960) a British writer who went to live in Australia, and whose best known novels are A Town Like Alice and On the Beach …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shute — (n.) 1790, channel, trough, dialectal combination of CHUTE (Cf. chute) and SHOOT (Cf. shoot) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shute — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Shute peut faire référence à : Shute, une ville du Devon, en Angleterre Shute Shield, une compétition de Rugby à XV en Australie Denny Shute (en)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shute — Recorded in several forms including Shutt, Shute, Shutte, and the apparently later diminutives: Shutle, Shuttell and Shuttle, this unusual surname is of pre 8th century origins. It can be either job descriptive for an archer or hunter, one who… …   Surnames reference

  • Shute — /ʃut/ (say shooht) noun Nevil (Nevil Shute Norway), 1899–1960, English aeronautical engineer and novelist, emigrated to Australia; best known for A Town Like Alice (1950). Nevil Shute studied engineering at Oxford and ran a successful aircraft… …   Australian English dictionary

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