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/ˈrəʊlɪ; ˈraʊ-/
Thomas. ?1586–?1642, English dramatist, who collaborated with John Ford and Thomas Dekker on The Witch of Edmonton (1621) and with Thomas Middleton on The Changeling (1622)
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  • The first fulling-mill for making cloth was started at rowley in 1643.

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  • On board rowley's flagship the heavy irons had sawed open my wrists.

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  • Much obliged to you, Mr. rowley, for givin' us first whack at it.

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  • "Oh, I see," says rowley, glancin' at his gray flannel workin' shirt.

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  • With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach;Heigho, says Anthony rowley.

  • Heard 'em talking it over down to rowley's store last evening.

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  • "Well, I'm always ready to help friends," stated Mr. rowley.

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  • rowley and the taxpayers on the main looked to him on one side, and his dependents on the other.

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