[ koo-per, kou- ]
/ ˈku pər, ˈkaʊ- /
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William, 1731–1800, English poet and hymnologist.
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How to use Cowper in a sentence
In Dereham Church is the grave of Cowper, who spent his last years in the town.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
In fact, the object of her fondness was Spencer Cowper, who was already married.
The last person who could be proved to have been in her company was Spencer Cowper.
Cowper defended himself and those who were said to be his accomplices with admirable ability and self possession.
Among them was William Cowper, not a kinsman of the defendant, but the most celebrated anatomist that England had then produced.
British Dictionary definitions for Cowper
/ (ˈkuːpə, ˈkaʊ-) /
William. 1731–1800, English poet, noted for his nature poetry, such as in The Task (1785), and his hymns
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