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Otway

[ot-wey] /ˈɒt weɪ/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1652–85, English dramatist.
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  • Also Mrs. Guthrie was more or less chair-ridden, and Mrs. Otway had no carriage.

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  • “Major Guthrie only knows military Germany,” said Mrs. Otway slowly.

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  • And then Mrs. Otway, as was her wont, had fallen into eager, impulsive talk.

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  • Mrs. Otway had begun by listening in silence to this uncalled-for outburst.

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  • Mrs. Otway also spoke in a low voice—a voice full of pity and concern.

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  • He had lapsed back into German, and Mrs. Otway smiled very kindly at him.

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  • Rose and Mrs. Otway had hoped to go to Germany this very autumn.

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  • “Certainly I will arrange for Anna to come,” answered Mrs. Otway.

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  • But Mrs. Otway went on as if she had not heard the interruption.

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  • And still Mrs. Otway was too much surprised, and yes, too much moved, to speak.

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British Dictionary definitions for Otway

Otway

/ˈɒtweɪ/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1652–85, English dramatist, noted for The Orphan (1680) and Venice Preserv'd (1682)
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