Dodgson

n. family name; Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), English mathematician and writer who used the pen name "Lewis Carroll", author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass"

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  • Dodgson —   [ dɔdʒsn], Charles Lutwidge, englischer Schriftsteller, Carroll, Lewis …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Dodgson — [däj′sən] Charles Lutwidge [lut′wij] see CARROLL Lewis …   English World dictionary

  • Dodgson — People Dodgson can be a surname. Its origin is son of Roger , Dodge being a mediaeval nickname for Roger, as were Rodge and Hodge. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, English mathematician, logician, clergyman, photographer and author better known by his… …   Wikipedia

  • Dodgson — noun English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children s stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832 1898) • Syn: ↑Carroll, ↑Lewis Carroll, ↑Reverend Dodgson, ↑Charles Dodgson,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dodgson — This interesting surname, with the modern variants Dodgshon and Dodgshun, is a patronymic form of Dodge, itself having two possible origins. The first being from the medieval personal name Dogge a pet form of Roger , which in turn comes from the… …   Surnames reference

  • Dodgson — biographical name Charles Lutwidge 1832 1898 pseudonym Lewis Carroll English mathematician & writer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dodgson — /doj seuhn/, n. Charles Lutwidge /lut wij/, ( Lewis Carroll ), 1832 98, English mathematician and writer of books for children. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dodgson — Dodg•son [[t]ˈdɒdʒ sən[/t]] n. big Charles Lutwidge (“Lewis Carroll”), 1832–98, English mathematician and writer of children s books …   From formal English to slang

  • Dodgson — /ˈdɒdʒsən/ (say dojsuhn) noun Charles Lutwidge Lewis → Carroll …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dodgson Hamilton Madden — (28 March 1840 – 6 March 1928) was an Irish Unionist Party Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom Parliament and subsequently a Judge. The Irish Unionists were the Irish wing of the Conservative Party. He was the only son of the Reverend …   Wikipedia

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