/ˈæʃkrɒft/ (say 'ashkroft)

Dame Peggy (Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft), 1907–91, English actor; Academy Award for best supporting actress for A Passage to India (1984).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ashcroft —   [ æʃkrɔft], Dame (seit 1956) Peggy, englische Schauspielerin, * Croydon (heute zu London) 22. 12. 1907, ✝ London 14. 6. 1991; spielte seit den 1930er Jahren u. a. am Old Vic, seit 1961 an der Royal Shakespeare Company (auch Mitdirektorin) und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ashcroft — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ashcroft (homonymie). Ashcroft Caserne historique de Ashcroft, rebâtie en 1919. Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ashcroft — This surname, with variant spellings Ascroft(e) and Ascraft, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century oesc meaning ash , plus croft , a paddock or arable enclosure, and was originally given either as a… …   Surnames reference

  • Ashcroft — /ash krawft, kroft/, n. Dame Peggy (Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft), 1907 91, English actress. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Ashcroft — n. family name; John Ashcroft (born 1943), attorney and politician, President Bush s nominee for U.S. Attorney General …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ashcroft — /ash krawft, kroft/, n. Dame Peggy (Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft), 1907 91, English actress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ashcroft — I. biographical name John David 1942 United States attorney general (2001 ) II. biographical name Dame Peggy 1907 1991 British actress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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