[ dav-uh n-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈdæv ənˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /
John,1597–1670, Puritan clergyman: one of the founders of New Haven.
a city in E Iowa, on the Mississippi River.
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British Dictionary definitions for john davenport
/ (ˈdævənˌpɔːt) /
mainly British a tall narrow desk with a slanted writing surface and drawers at the side
US and Canadian a large sofa, esp one convertible into a bed
Word Origin for davenport
C19: sense 1 said to be named after Captain Davenport, who commissioned the first ones
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