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[gou-er, gawr, gohr]
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  1. John,1325?–1408, English poet.
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Historical Examples

  • I've sold up every stick and stone, and I've taken a house in Gower Street.

    Young Mr. Barter's Repentance

    David Christie Murray

  • Gower's balloon was found floating on the ocean, but Eloy's balloon was not found.

  • "They travaile in every londe," says Gower of them, in his "Confessio Amantis," ed.

  • Gower then decides to withdraw, and make, as he says, "beau retraite."

  • A view of Gower's tomb is in my "Piers Plowman," 1894, p. 46.

British Dictionary definitions for gower


  1. the Gower a peninsula in S Wales, in Swansea county on the Bristol Channel: mainly agricultural with several resorts
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  1. David (Ivon). born 1957, English cricketer: played in 117 test matches (1978–1992), 32 as captain; scored 8,231 test runs
  2. John. ?1330–1408, English poet, noted particularly for his tales of love, the Confessio Amantis
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