Dawes

[dawz]
noun
  1. Charles Gates,1865–1951, U.S. financier and diplomat: vice president of the U.S. 1925–29; Nobel Peace Prize 1925.
  2. William,1745–99, U.S. Revolutionary patriot: rode with Paul Revere and Samuel Prescott warning Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston.
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Contemporary Examples of dawes

  • Not only was Dawes, like Hoover, a prominent Republican; he was also an ex-RFC official.

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Historical Examples of dawes

  • Miss Dawes, who had been in high spirits, now took a moment for reflection.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Miss Dawes herself opened the door in response to his knock.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Miss Dawes was silent likewise, but she thought a great deal.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "I told Miss Dawes of the photograph and what it proved," went on Peabody.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Miss Dawes had "come early," at the captain's urgent appeal.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for dawes

Dawes

noun
  1. Charles Gates. 1865–1951, US financier, diplomat, and statesman, who devised the Dawes Plan for German reparations payments after World War I; vice president of the US (1925–29); Nobel peace prize 1925
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