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Noun: Lear  leer
  1. The hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    - King Lear
     
  2. British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    - Edward Lear

Sounds like: Lear

Type of: artist, character, creative person, fictional character, fictitious character, humorist

Encyclopedia: Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool