Definition for owens (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for owens
Owens also accused her of making far more than she claims to need in order to defer the costs of her $58,000 tuition.Duke's Freshman Porn Starlet Isn't Ashamed—and She Shouldn't Be|Emily Shire|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Her songs were chosen by the security team because they thought the pirates would hate them most,” Owens said.Britney Spears's Music Is Used to Fight Off Somali Pirates (Stop Laughing)|Kevin Fallon|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Owens and other skeptics are offering serious arguments, based both on a century of studies of why and how units fight.
Owens is a combat veteran of Vietnam and editor of the important foreign policy journal, Orbis.
The Germans recruited Owens, a broke inventor and Welsh nationalist, while he was on a business trip to Belgium in 1935.Second ‘Underwear Bomber,’ Kim Philby, and Other Notorious Double Agents|The Daily Beast|May 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Owens, the Major, was a very gallant man, and the disciplinarian of the regiment.History of Morgan's Cavalry|Basil W. Duke
Mr. Owens told me this morning that you men came by his place and threatened him yesterday, and ordered him to move.The Flying U's Last Stand|B. M. Bower
The caravan and baggage trains, under command of Major Owens, followed close in the rear.Seventy Years on the Frontier|Alexander Majors
The moon was coming up just as the red-headed young man from Owens river valley rode into San Pasqual.The Long Chance|Peter B. Kyne
Even though the Owens had actually existed, should not their existence have been ignored as a disgrace to Nature?The Fair Haven|Samuel Butler
British Dictionary definitions for owens (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for owens (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for owens
Celtic masc. proper name, ultimately from Greek eugenes "well-born;" via Gaelic Eoghann, Old Irish Eogan, Old Welsh Eugein, Ougein. In Medieval records, frequently Latinized as Eugenius; the form Eugene emerged in Scotland by late 12c. The Breton form Even led to modern French Ivain. Owenite in reference to the communistic system of social reformer Robert Owen (1771-1858) is attested from 1829.