[ shad-wel, -wuhl ]
/ ˈʃædˌwɛl, -wəl /
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Thomas, 1642?–92, English dramatist: poet laureate 1688–92.
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Words nearby Shadwell
shadow roll, shadow test, shadowy, Shadrach, shaduf, Shadwell, shady, SHAEF, Shaffer, Shafiʿi, shaft
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How to use Shadwell in a sentence
Mrs. Orr instantly delivered the chisel to the magistrates of Shadwell-street office, as being a further trace to the villany.
After an interview with the Directors, he had gone straight to the house at Shadwell inhabited by Mrs. Holland.The Tiger of Mysore|G. A. Henty
The scoundrels and cheats of Whitefriars are admirably etched by Dryden's rival, Shadwell.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
The family circle at Shadwell consisted of six sisters, two brothers, and their mother.
Half a mile beyond is Shadwell, the birthplace of Jefferson, a beautiful spot overlooking the river.
British Dictionary definitions for Shadwell
/ (ˈʃædwəl) /
Thomas. ?1642–92, English dramatist; poet laureate (1688–92). He was satirized by Dryden
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