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Cawley

noun
  1. Evonne (née Goolagong). born 1951, Australian tennis player: winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles including Wimbledon (1971,1980) and the Australian Open (1974–76, 1977 (December))
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Historical Examples

  • When Cawley had gone, Gaston turned to the other gentlemen present.

    The Trespasser, Complete

    Gilbert Parker

  • Mrs. Cawley was the widow of a Principal of Brasenose College, and is said to have been a stiff-mannered person.

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters

    William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh

  • Such a proposition was more than a tempting one, and Cawley gave the matter his attention.

  • Cawley, too, saw that the Lyme Packet had been observed, and began to make preparations accordingly.

  • I then saw the poor widowed Mrs. Damant, and Mrs. Cawley who had behaved nobly during the siege.