Bowdler, Thomas (17541825)

Bowdler, Thomas, an English physician; edited expurgated editions of Shakespeare and Gibbon in the interest of moral purity; added in consequence a new term to the English language, Bowdlerism (17541825).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Bowditch, Nathaniel * Bowdoin, James
Bourignon, Antoinette
Bourmont, Louis Auguste Victor, Comte de
Bourne, Hugh
Bournemouth
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet
Boussa
Boustrophe`don
Bouterwek, Friedrich
Bowdich, Thomas Edward
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Bowdler, Thomas
Bowdoin, James
Bowen, Richard
Bower, Walter
Bowles, William Lisle
Bowling, Tom
Bowling, Sir John
Bowyer, William
“Box and Cox,”
Boy Bishop
Boyars

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