Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
Day-Lewis, C(ecil) 1904-72; Brit. poet & (under pseud. Nicholas Blake) writer of detective stories, born in Ireland: poet laureate (1968-72)
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
, Cecil 1904-1972.
Irish-born poet and critic who became poet laureate in 1968 and wrote detective novels under the pen name Nicholas Blake.