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(1770–1850), English poet. Much of his work was inspired by the Lake District. "“Lyrical Ballads”" (1798), which was composed with Coleridge and included "“Tintern Abbey,”" was a landmark in romanticism. He was appointed poet laureate in 1843. Other notable poems:"“I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”" (1815) and "“The Prelude”" (1850)
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.