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Fowler

[fou-ler] /ˈfaʊ lər/
noun
1.
Henry H(amill) [ham-uh l] /ˈhæm əl/ (Show IPA), 1908–2000, U.S. lawyer and government official: secretary of the Treasury 1965–68.
2.
Henry Watson, 1858–1933, English lexicographer.
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British Dictionary definitions for h.w. fowler

Fowler

/ˈfaʊlə/
noun
1.
Henry Watson. 1858–1933, English lexicographer and grammarian; compiler of Modern English Usage (1926)
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Word Origin and History for h.w. fowler

fowler

n.

Old English fugelere, agent noun from fuglian "to hunt fowl" (see fowl).

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h.w. fowler in the Bible

the arts of, referred to Ps. 91:3; 124:7; Prov. 6:5; Jer. 5:26; Hos. 9:8; Ezek. 17:20; Eccl. 9:12. Birds of all kinds abound in Palestine, and the capture of these for the table and for other uses formed the employment of many persons. The traps and snares used for this purpose are mentioned Hos. 5:1; Prov. 7:23; 22:5; Amos 3:5; Ps. 69:22; comp. Deut. 22:6, 7.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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