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  1. Benjamin, 1817–93, English educator and Greek scholar.

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How to use Jowett in a sentence

  • If he had proceeded to the University, he would have encountered the formative and salutary influence of Jowett.

    The Secret Glory | Arthur Machen
  • Meanwhile Jowett's "Translation of Plato" is being prepared for publication, and he has kindly sent us the sheets of one volume.

  • Mr Jowett had warned Borrow to “beware of confounding the two distinct ideas of translation and interpretation!”

    The Life of George Borrow | Herbert Jenkins
  • What a contrast to be sure between such work as his and Jowett's and Stanley's!

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson | Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Jowett actually avows a return to the old exploded theory of the inaccurate use of language in the Greek Testament.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson | Charlotte M. Yonge

British Dictionary definitions for Jowett


/ (ˈdʒaʊɪt) /

  1. Benjamin. 1817–93, British classical scholar and educator: translated the works of Plato

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