Definition of Powney
1. powny [n -S] - See also: powny
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Literary usage of Powney
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1. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... powney, major Culliford, major Langston, captain Williamson, and captain Brereton, were taken up by messengers. 12 or 14 warrants are sent down to the ..."
2. Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1836)
"powney; and his influence must necessarily have been great in a town where he ... After a sharp contest, powney only carried the' election by sixteen votes, ..."
3. A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and Bristol by Archibald Robertson (1792)
"Adjoining Maidenhead, on the south, is the seat of P. powney, Esq. the house is ancient, a new park has lately been inclosed, but the grounds are not yet ..."
4. Oor Ain Folk: Being Memories of Manse Life in the Mearns and a Crack Aboot by James Inglis (1894)
"... CHAPTER III Royal Visitors to ' The Glen'—Jeems Mitchell and the Queen's ' powney'—The Queen and the Herd Laddie—Jeems and the Duke of ..."
5. Fort St. George, Madras: A Short History of Our First Possession in India by Fanny Emily Penny (1900)
"(He was the son of John and Mary powney and was baptised Jan: 7th 1708.) powney, JAMES; born June 30th, 1734, and died July 6th in the same year ..."
6. History, Topography, and Directory of the County Palatine of Durham by Whellan, William, & Co (1856)
"Charles, Independent minister hillips John, agent, Chester Brewery Dtls Matthew, agent urves Jamea P. teacher of the Round School powney James, ..."