Heywood

[ hey-wood ]
/ ˈheɪ wʊd /

noun

John, 1497?–1580?, English dramatist and epigrammatist.
Thomas, 1573?–1641, English dramatist, poet, and actor.
a male given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for Heywood (1 of 2)

Heywood1
/ (ˈheɪˌwʊd) /

noun

a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))

British Dictionary definitions for Heywood (2 of 2)

Heywood2
/ (ˈheɪˌwʊd) /

noun

John. ?1497–?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
Thomas. ?1574–1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)
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