howe


howe
/how/, Scot. and North Eng.
n.
1. a hole.
2. the hold of a ship.
3. a hollow; dell.
adj.
4. hollow.
5. deep.
Also, how.
[1325-75; ME (north and Scots), alter. of holl; see HOLLOW]

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(as used in expressions)
Howe Elias
Howe Gordie
Gordon Howe
Howe James Wong
Howe Julia Ward
Howe Richard Howe Earl
Howe William Howe 5th Viscount

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