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[kuh-roo; sometimes kair-oo] /kəˈru; sometimes ˈkɛər u/
Thomas, 1598?–1639? English poet.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Happy to meet you again, Mr. Carew; I trust you don't forget me.'

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • Captain Carew put his hand in his pocket, and shook his head.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner
  • Carew's experiences on Trinidad produced an ineffaceable impression on his mind.

    A Desperate Voyage Edward Frederick Knight
  • Carew smiled too, but he rose from his seat and moved away on some small pretence.

    The Rhodesian Gertrude Page
  • Mrs. Carew's active malice could invent but one sting for the heart of her step-daughter at so short a notice.

    Kathleen's Diamonds Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • To any other man the steadiness of Carew's eyes might have been disconcerting.

    The Rhodesian Gertrude Page
  • Carew lacks the dewy freshness, the unstudied grace of Herrick.

  • This acknowledgment, I trust, will save me from any charge of overvaluing Carew.

  • So Carew and Meryl were left alone by the window, looking out into the pulsing southern night.

    The Rhodesian Gertrude Page
  • Carew is a gentleman before all; but a rather profane gentleman.

British Dictionary definitions for Carew


Thomas. ?1595–?1639, English Cavalier poet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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