Otway

[ot-wey]
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noun

Thomas,1652–85, English dramatist.

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  • Also Mrs. Guthrie was more or less chair-ridden, and Mrs. Otway had no carriage.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • “Major Guthrie only knows military Germany,” said Mrs. Otway slowly.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • And then Mrs. Otway, as was her wont, had fallen into eager, impulsive talk.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • Mrs. Otway had begun by listening in silence to this uncalled-for outburst.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • Mrs. Otway also spoke in a low voice—a voice full of pity and concern.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes


British Dictionary definitions for otway

Otway

noun

Thomas. 1652–85, English dramatist, noted for The Orphan (1680) and Venice Preserv'd (1682)
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