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Dawes

[dawz] /dɔz/
noun
1.
Charles Gates, 1865–1951, U.S. financier and diplomat: vice president of the U.S. 1925–29; Nobel Peace Prize 1925.
2.
William, 1745–99, U.S. Revolutionary patriot: rode with Paul Revere and Samuel Prescott warning Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston.
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  • Dawes had been driven to the extremity of life, until he was afraid.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Miss Dawes herself opened the door in response to his knock.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The strong emotion that Dawes aroused in him, repressed, made him shiver.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Miss Dawes, who had been in high spirits, now took a moment for reflection.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "That man Dawes is very insolent," said the insulted chaplain to Burgess.

  • "Don't get many people comin' into town," Dawes said, looking at him curiously.

    Dream Town Henry Slesar
  • Dawes sat down heavily, eyeing Morel with a sort of suspicion.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • When Dawes was through, he pushed back his plate and ordered Sol to get ready.

    Dream Town Henry Slesar
  • And he lost no time saying farewell to Dawes, once he got his hands on the money Carrington left.

    The Ranchman Charles Alden Seltzer
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Dawes

/dɔːz/
noun
1.
Charles Gates. 1865–1951, US financier, diplomat, and statesman, who devised the Dawes Plan for German reparations payments after World War I; vice president of the US (1925–29); Nobel peace prize 1925
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