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[bohlz] /boʊlz/
Chester, 1901–86, U.S. statesman and author: special adviser on Afro-Asian and Latin-American affairs; ambassador to India 1951–53, 1963–69.
Paul (Frederic) 1910?–1999, U.S. novelist and composer.
Samuel, 1826–78, U.S. journalist. Unabridged
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  • In another minute the ladder was cautiously lowered, and Rex and Bowles joined their visitor.

    The Pirate Island Harry Collingwood
  • I told her to wait a minute, and went and asked Mrs. Bowles.

    The Green Satin Gown Laura E. Richards
  • Bowles now having succeeded in lighting his pipe, repeated the thumb touch on the other edge of the study and said, "Ah!"

    The King in Yellow Robert W. Chambers
  • "Bob, I'm going to resign," said Fred, when they came out from Bowles' office.

    Halsey & Co. H. K. Shackleford
  • Bowles was a stranger to those parts and he admired the landscape mightily; but to him too it seemed a little bare.

    Bat Wing Bowles Dane Coolidge
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Paul. 1910–99, US novelist, short-story writer, and composer, living in Tangiers. His novels include The Sheltering Sky (1949) and The Spider's House (1955)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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