Definition of Stowe

1. Noun. United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stowe

Stomatopoda
Stone Age
Stonehenge
Stoner
Stonewall
Stonewall Jackson
Stopes
Stoppard
Stoppardian
Storeria
Storeria occipitamaculata
Storm Troops
Stornoway
Stott
Stowe
Strabo
Strachey
Strad
Stradavarius
Stradivari
Stradivarius
Strads
Strait of Bonifacio
Strait of Calais
Strait of Dover
Strait of Georgia
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Juan de Fuca

Literary usage of Stowe

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1916)
"1577 Elizabeth daughter of John stowe baptized 27 May. ... 1587 Christopher son of John stowe, clerk of the parish of Biddenden, buried 15 August. ..."

2. Portraits of American Women by Gamaliel Bradford (1919)
"CHAPTER IV: HARRIET BEECHER stowe References for pages of Mrs. stowe's own works ... stowe and stowe, p. 256. Sunny Memories, vol. n, p. 47, edition 1854. ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"John stowe 1525? 1605 Was a tailor in Cornhill, but about his fortieth year devoted himself to antiquarian pursuits. His principal works are his "Summary of ..."

4. Daughters of the Puritans: A Group of Brief Biographies by Seth Curtis Beach (1905)
"exclaimed President Lincoln when, in 1862, Mrs. stowe was introduced to him. There was but one woman in America to whom this could have been said without ..."

5. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"On the other hand, by the chance of fortune, at a later period, the Eynsham house became celebrated, and the house of stowe declined, so that the reverse of ..."

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