- a town in N England, in Kirklees unitary authority, West Yorkshire: formerly a centre of the woollen industry. Pop: 54 341 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for dewsbury
After graduating from Leeds, Warsi set up her own law practice in Dewsbury before venturing into politics.The Muslim Woman Shaking Up Britain
May 17, 2010
I wish to goodness you could have put Mrs. Dewsbury off for to-morrow, Mary!
For the first minute or so, Mrs. Dewsbury did not believe her own eyes.
A short while of suspense, and then Mrs. Dewsbury sent for her.
She is one of the Dewsbury family—of Mrs. Dewsbury's, at any rate—and I am but a dependent in it.
Miss Dewsbury tells me that it's not necessary now to say what these were.The City in the Clouds
C. Ranger Gull