Byronic

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Byron +‎ -ic

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Byronic (comparative more Byronic, superlative most Byronic)

  1. Of or pertaining to British Romantic poet George Gordon Byron (1788-1824) or his writings.
    • 1877, Henry Kendall, “Ode to a Black Gin”, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, page 24:
      You have your lovers - dusky beaus / Not made of the poetic stuff / That sports an Apollonian nose, / And wears a sleek Byronic cuff.

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