Definition of Dowding
1. Noun. British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, Marshal, Marshall
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Literary usage of Dowding
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1. Select Cases on the Law of Evidence by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"Dowding. (Nisi Prius, 1815. 1 Stark. 81). Assumpsit on bills of exchange, and for goods sold and delivered. In order to prove that the defendants were ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, as Administered in England and Ireland by John Pitt Taylor (1848)
"Hardwick, 11 East, 589 ; Fox r. Clifton, 6 Bing. 792 ; Nicholls v. Dowding, 1 Stark. R. 81 ; Hoden- pyl v. Vingerhoed, Chitty on Bills, 627, nq; ..."
3. Queen's Bench Reports by John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Thomas Flower Ellis (1847)
"... to commence at a future time not ascertained. He referred to Clayton v. Burten- J^nr(a), Doe dem. Jackson v. Ashburner (b\ Morgan dem. Dowding v. ..."