the hold of a ship.
Other definitions for Howe (2 of 2)
E(dgar) W(atson), 1853–1937, U.S. novelist and editor.
Elias, 1819–67, U.S. inventor of the sewing machine.
Gordon Gordie, 1928–2016, 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).
Richard Earl Howe; "Black 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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How to use howe in a sentence
About midnight or sowne after was an exceeding greate earthquake, which endured halfe a quarter of an hower.Diary of Richard Cocks, Volume II | Richard Cocks
I conjure you by that which you profess, hower you come to know it.The True History of Tom and Jerry | Charles Hindley
When the tyme came shee bad them set the hower glasse: they set it behind her, out of her sight; her eyes also was closed.The Devil in Britain and America | John Ashton
An astrologer would give something to know that day and hower.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2) | John Aubrey
For my drawinge I take an hower in the afternowne, and my French at night before supper.The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed. | Elizabeth Stone
British Dictionary definitions for howe (1 of 2)
Scot and Northern English dialect a depression in the earth's surface, such as a basin or valley
British Dictionary definitions for Howe (2 of 2)
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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