John, 1497?–1580?, English dramatist and epigrammatist.
Thomas, 1573?–1641, English dramatist, poet, and actor.
a male given name.
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How to use Heywood in a sentence
Heywood owes his optimism, in part, to the city’s leadership in the struggle to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.New York City’s new tourist attractions range from precious gems to a man-made island | Jen Rose Smith | August 25, 2021 | Washington Post
“I think people are going to look at New York City as a safe bet,” Heywood said.New York City’s new tourist attractions range from precious gems to a man-made island | Jen Rose Smith | August 25, 2021 | Washington Post
(Last month Gu was given a suspended death sentence for killing British businessman Neil Heywood).
“Heywood became drunk and fell in the hotel bathroom,” the Xinhua report claimed.
Unverifiable reports also stated that Heywood had “locked up” Bo Guagua, the 24-year-old son, at a “residence in England.”
“I must fight to my death to stop the craziness of Neil Heywood,” Gu said she had concluded.
Mr Heywood was found dead in a room at the Lucky Holiday Hotel in Bo's city, Chongqing, last November.
At Captain Heywood's death it passed with his other papers to his daughters.Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora | Edward Edwards
But, Maria Heywood, gentle as she was, was not of a character long to endure the state of uncertainty under which she labored.Hardscrabble | John Richardson
This person was engaged in the ordination service of Mr. J. Heywood, at Potterspury, in 1740.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire | Thomas Coleman
But in 1612 Jaggard repeats his offence, and is indiscreet enough to add Heywood to the list of the spoiled.Adventures in Criticism | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Armed with Shakespeare's authority Heywood goes to Jaggard and threatens; and the publisher gives way.Adventures in Criticism | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for Heywood (1 of 2)
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)
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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