Housman

biographical name Hous·man \ ˈhau̇s-mən \

Definition of Housman

A(lfred) E(dward) 1859–1936 English classical scholar and poet

Housman

biographical name

Definition of Housman

Laurence 1865–1959 brother of A.E. Housman English writer and illustrator

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