Definition of Dawes

1. Noun. American patriot who rode with Paul Revere to warn that the British were advancing on Lexington and Concord (1745-1799).

Exact synonyms: William Dawes
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

Definition of Dawes

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dawes

Davy's gray
Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett cap
Davy Crockett caps
Davy Crockett hat
Davy Crockett hats
Davy Jones
Davy Jones' locker
Davy Jones's locker
Davy lamp
Davy lamps
Dawbarn's sign
Dawson's encephalitis
Day's test

Literary usage of Dawes

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1. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"Excuse me a minute," he said to dawes, and he would "nave run downstairs. ... What I say," said dawes, but he hung fire. Morel was leaning against the ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"his brothers, CG dawes and Beman Gates dawes, in the gas business and in 1897 left Marietta for Chicago to take charge of their varied gas interests. ..."

3. The German Socialist Party: Champion of the First Republic, 1918-1933 by William Harvey Maehl (1986)
"Acceptance of the dawes Plan During much of the summer of 1924 the parliamentary coalition of SPD, DDP, Center, and DVP to secure acceptance of the dawes ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"Mr. dawes, of Massachusetts, said : " I offer as an amendment what I send to ... The amendment of Mr. dawes was read, as follows : That a joint committee ..."

5. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... LAURENS dawes represented a Massachusetts district in the House of Representatives from 1857 to 1875. From 1875 to 1893 he was United States Senator ..."

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