Lagerkvist[lä′gər kvist′; Swed lä′gər kvist′]
Lagerkvist definition by Webster's New World
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Lagerkvist, Pär (Fabian) 1891-1974; Swed. poet, novelist, & playwright
Lagerkvist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Pär Fabian 1891-1974.
Swedish writer whose novels, including The Hangman (1933) and The Dwarf (1944), explore morality and the search for belief. He won the 1951 Nobel Prize for literature.