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  1. HenryHarry, 1596–1662, English composer.
  2. Lewis E(dward),1883–1947, U.S. penologist.
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Examples from the Web for lawes

Historical Examples

  • The Athenians receiued that Lawe, thei did also obaie his other lawes.

    A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike

    Richard Rainolde

  • There was no stewes or Baudes houses, where soche Lawes and Lawmakers were.

  • Mr. Lawes is not favorable to the cooking of food unless when it is scarce.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • Also Punnus did give the Islanders their Lawes, and caused them to bee written.

  • There are lawes and ceremonies to be observed both by the firsts and seconds.

British Dictionary definitions for lawes


  1. Henry. 1596–1662, English composer, noted for his music for Milton's masque Comus (1634) and for his settings of some of Robert Herrick's poems
  2. his brother, William . 1602–45, English composer, noted for his harmonically experimental instrumental music
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