- (circa 1342–1400), English poet. His most famous work, the Canterbury Tales (circa 1387–1400), is a cycle of linked tales told by a group of pilgrims. His skills of characterization, humour, and versatility established him as the first great English poet. Other notable works: Troilus and Criseyde (1385).
Pronunciación: /tʃɔːˈsɪərɪən/adjective & noun