Enoch Arden

Enoch Ar·​den | \ ¦ēnə̇¦kärdᵊn, -nē¦k-, -kȧd- \

Definition of Enoch Arden

: a person missing and believed dead usually through no fault of his own who subsequently is found alive

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History and Etymology for Enoch Arden

after Enoch Arden, hero of the poem Enoch Arden (1864) by Tennyson

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“Enoch Arden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enoch%20Arden. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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