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Rowley

noun
  1. 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.

    The Nation in a Nutshell

    George Makepeace Towle

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

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

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

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

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