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Lowry

[lou-ree]
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noun
  1. (Clarence) Malcolm (Bo·den) [bohd-n] /ˈboʊd n/, 1909–57, U.S. novelist, born in England.
  2. a male given name, form of Lawrence.
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  • Mr. Lowry would keep my card for me, and, as a natural consequence, it was lost.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • Mr. Lowry has behaved foolishly, but I desire that nothing more be said about it.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • I see no reason why I, in particular, should be bored by Mr. Lowry's private woes.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • An outbreak of plague there in 1882 is minutely described by Dr Lowry.

  • General Lowry baptized about thirteen of them who were from his brigade.


British Dictionary definitions for lowry

lowry

lowrie

noun
  1. another name for lory

Lowry

noun
  1. L (awrence) S (tephen). 1887–1976, English painter, noted for his bleak northern industrial scenes, often containing primitive or stylized figures
  2. (Clarence) Malcolm. 1909–57, British novelist and writer, best known for his semiautobiographical novel Under the Volcano (1947)
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