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The pseudonym used by Charles Dickens in his Pickwick Papers and contributions to the Morning Chronicle; in his preface to the Pickwick Papers (1847), Dickens explained that he had taken the name from a younger brother's mispronunciation of the nickname ‘Moses’.

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

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