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Definition of Bowdlerism

Bowdlerism
Bowdlerize Bowd"ler*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bowdlerized; p. pr. & vb. n. Bowdlerizing.] [After Dr. Thomas Bowdler, an English physician, who published an expurgated edition of Shakespeare in 1818.] To expurgate, as a book, by omitting or modifying the parts considered offensive. It is a grave defect in the splendid tale of Tom Jones . . . that a Bowlderized version of it would be hardly intelligible as a tale. --F. Harrison. -- Bowd`ler*i*za"tion, n. -- Bowd"ler*ism, n.

Meaning of Bowdlerism from wikipedia

- Thomas Bowdler, LRCP, FRS (/ˈbaʊdlər/; 11 July 1754 – 24 February 1825) was an English doctor best known for publishing The Family Shakespeare, an expurgated...
- James Calloway "Cal" Bowdler II (born March 31, 1977) is a retired Irish American professional basketball player. A 6 ft 10 in, 245 lb power forward from...
- Bowdler, a prominent Shropshire family descended from Baldwin de Boulers. George Bowdler Buckton (1818–1905), English entomologist Richard Bowdler Sharpe...
- Richard Bowdler Sharpe (22 November 1847 – 25 December 1909) was an English zoologist and ornithologist who worked as curator of the bird collection at...
- Jane Bowdler (1743–1784) was an English poet and essayist. Her work gained longstanding po****rity after her death. Jane was born 14 February 1743, the...
- Shakspeare) is a collection of expurgated Shakespeare plays, edited by Thomas Bowdler and his sister Henrietta ("Harriet"), intended to remove any material deemed...
- Bowdler was born in Conington, Huntingdonshire, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Stuart Bowdler, and sister of John Bowdler and Thomas Bowdler the...
- Hope Bowdler is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is situated on the B4371, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of the market town of Church...
- Dr Sandra Bowdler (born 1946) is an Australian archaeologist, emeritus professor of archaeology and former head of the Archaeology Department at the University...
- Ron Artest gets name change". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 1, 2013. Bowdler was born in the United States, but represents the Republic of Ireland internationally...
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