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Chaucer, Geoffrey

Syllabification: Chau·cer, Geoffrey
Pronunciation: /ˈCHôsər
 
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Definition of Chaucer, Geoffrey in English:

( Circa 1342–1400), English poet. His Canterbury Tales (circa 1387–1400) is a cycle of linked tales told by a group of pilgrims. His skills of characterization, humor, and versatility established him as the first great English poet. Chaucer also wrote Troilus and Criseyde (circa 1385).

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