Definition of E. Cobham Brewer
What does the word E. Cobham Brewer mean?
part of speech: noun
An English clergyman and lexicographer; born in London May 2, 1810; died at Newark, Eng., March 6, 1897. He was educated at Cambridge, and entered the ministry. He edited many valuable reference books, among which are: "Guide to Science" (1850; Dictionary of Phrase and Fable" (1885); "Reader's Hand-book" (1884); "Dictionary of Miracles"; etc.