(?1340-1400) an English writer who wrote the long poem TheCanterbury Tales, one of the most important works in English literature. It is about a group of pilgrims travelling to Canterbury, who tell each other stories.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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