- E(dgar) W(atson),1853–1937, U.S. novelist and editor.
- Elias,1819–67, U.S. inventor of the sewing machine.
- GordonGordie, born 1928, Canadian ice-hockey player.
- Irving,1920–93, U.S. social historian and literary critic.
- Julia Ward,1819–1910, U.S. writer and reformer: author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic (wife of Samuel Gridley Howe).
- RichardEarl HoweBlack Dick, 1726–99, British admiral (brother of William Howe).
- Samuel Grid·ley [grid-lee] /ˈgrɪd li/, 1801–76, U.S. surgeon and humanitarian.
- William, 5th Viscount,1729–1814, British general in the American Revolutionary War.
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- Scot and Northern English dialect a depression in the earth's surface, such as a basin or valley
Word Origin for howe
C16: from hole
- Elias. 1819–67, US inventor of the sewing machine (1846)
- Gordon, known as Gordie . born 1928, US ice-hockey player, who scored1071 goals in a professional career lasting 32 years.
- Howe of Aberavon, Baron, title of (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe . born 1926, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979–83); foreign secretary (1983–89); deputy prime minister (1989–90)
- Richard, 4th Viscount Howe. 1726–99, British admiral: served (1776–78) in the War of American Independence and commanded the Channel fleet against France, winning the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794)
- his brother, William, 5th Viscount Howe. 1729–1814, British general; commander in chief (1776–78) of British forces in the War of American Independence
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