/kad"meuhn/, n.
fl. A.D. c670, Anglo-Saxon religious poet.

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Caedmon [Caedmon]
(7th century) the first English poet. According to ↑Bede, he worked for a ↑monastery, looking after the cows. One day he woke up after having a dream and was able to write religious poetry in English. Only a small part of his work survives.

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