Davenant

biographical name Dav·e·nant \ˈdav-nənt, ˈda-və-\

Definition of Davenant

  1. Sir William 1606–1668 Eng. poet & dram.; poet laureate (1638–68)

Variants of davenant

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D'Avenant

play \ˈdav-nənt, ˈda-və-\

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