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Dickens Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    dickens n
  1. a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say" [syn: devil, deuce]
  2. English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870) [syn: Charles Dickens, Charles John Huffam Dickens}]
Dickens Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dickens \Dick"ens\, n. or interj. [Perh. a contr. of the dim. devilkins.] The devil. [A vulgar euphemism.] I can not tell what the dickens his name is. --Shak.

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  • Charles Dickens: Charles John Huffam Dickens. (icon | ˈ | tʃ | ɑr | l | z | _ | ˈ | d | ɪ | k | ɪ | n | z 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular ...
  • Dickens County, Texas: Dickens County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas . In 2000, its population was 2,762. Its county seat is Dickens 6. ...
  • Dickens, Texas: Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County , Texas , United States . 6 The population was 332 at the 2000 census . ...
  • Hazel Dickens: Hazel Dickens (born June 1, 1935, Mercer County , West Virginia ) is an American bluegrass singer, songwriter, double bassist and guitarist ...
  • Kaniel Dickens: Kaniel Dickens (born July 21, 1978, in Denver , Colorado ) is a 203cm-tall American professional basketball player who was selected by the ...
  • Peter Gerald Charles Dickens: Captain Peter Gerald Charles Dickens DSO , MBE , DSC , RN (6 April 1917 – 25 May 1987) was a Royal Navy officer during World War II and ...
  • Dickens, Maryland: Dickens is an unincorporated community in Allegany County , Maryland , United States Three sites are listed on the National Register of ...
  • Dickens, Iowa: Dickens is a city in Clay County , Iowa , United States . The population was 202 at the 2000 census. Geography: Dickens is located at ...
  • Phil Dickens: Phil Dickens (c. 1915 – November 16, 1983 was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Wofford ...
  • Dickens, Nebraska: Dickens is an unincorporated community in southwestern Lincoln County , Nebraska , United States . It lies along Nebraska Highway 23 ...

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* For aesthetics is the mother of ethics. Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their political programs, there would be much less grief on earth. I believe-not empirically, alas, but only theoretically-that for someone who has read a lot of Dickens to shoot his like in the name of an idea is harder than for someone who has read no Dickens. - Joseph Brodsky

* Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. - Michael Caine


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  • London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'
    Most of us, when we think of Victorian London, think of the work of Charles Dickens. Historian Judith Flanders' uses Dickens' words to paint a vivid portrait of a vibrant but troubled city. Read more on this news related to 'Dickens'
  • Boxing: Dickens powers to impressive victory
    REDDITCH boxer Carl Dickens continued his superb start to professional boxing by claiming a fourth victory from as many fights as he defeated Essex fighter Danny Brown in a four-round middleweight bout on Saturday evening. Read more on this news related to 'Dickens'
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