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(dik'ĕnz),
Frank, 20th-century British biochemist. See: Dickens shunt, Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt.
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Enjoy a Dickensian Christmastime at St George's Hall, Liverpool Picture: ANT CLAUSEN
QI host Stephen Fry is to star in a Dickensian TV comedy with sketch show duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
The Dickensian influence continues with Smith's Doctor proclaiming himself the Ghost of Christmas Past.
York St Nicholas Fayre Chatsworth House Grassington & Castle Howard & Lincoln Christmas Market Dickensian Christmas Fair Departs 28 November & Christmas at Castle Howard Departs 5 December from pounds 99.
The vast majority of the estates seem impoverished and resemble a scene from Dickensian times.
Godolphin's two-year-olds have not exactly been pulling up any trees yet, but it looks like one of the less heralded ones, Dickensian, can be the story of the day at Beverley.
Viewers are transported back to Dickensian London for Fingersmith (BBC1, Sunday), starring Rupert Evans and Charles Dance.
He quickly turns the children into Dickensian drudges, while all the time scheming to get his hands on their inheritance money.
Rich in atmosphere and Dickensian characters, this long, lush novel captured top place on the Spanish best-seller list for over a year, and has been published in over 20 countries.
But it will not make agencies and companies change their present Dickensian and antiquated attitudes to age.
I see the entire series as Dickensian - in fact you could call it a Dickcom,'' laughs Boyd.
Rockwell loved Dickens, and is Dickensian in his eye for detail and his affection for one-note comic characters, but Dickens could not have written, as Rockwell did, of producing works "that didn't disturb anybody, that I knew everyone would understand and like.