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Poe

[poh]
noun
  1. Edgar Allan,1809–49, U.S. poet, short-story writer, and critic.
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Poe

noun
  1. Edgar Allan. 1809–49, US short-story writer, poet, and critic. Most of his short stories, such as The Fall of the House of Usher (1839) and the Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840), are about death, decay, and madness. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841) is regarded as the first modern detective story
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POE

abbreviation for
  1. military port of embarkation
  2. port of entry
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