Definitions for ramsay, allan
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Scottish poet, born in Crawford, Lanarkshire; bred a wig-maker; took to bookselling, and published his own poems, "The Gentle Shepherd," a pastoral, among the number, a piece which describes and depicts manners very charmingly (1686-1758).
portrait-painter, son of preceding; studied three years in Italy, settled in London, and was named first painter to George III. (1715-1764).
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