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Harlow

[hahr-loh] /ˈhɑr loʊ/
noun
1.
Jean, 1911–37, U.S. motion-picture actress.
2.
a town in W Essex, in SE England.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Harlow drew up a list of rules which he said Mr Rushton had instructed him to communicate to the men.

  • "I don't know but it is a good thing he did," confessed Harlow.

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • “Thank God they are alive,” exclaimed Mr Harlow, instantly mixing a little brandy-and-water and pouring it on their lips.

    Taking Tales W.H.G. Kingston
  • Press the button, Harlow, and we'll have this fellow thrown out!

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • In a little while Captain Harlow came and took his guests to visit the ballroom.

    A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia Alice Turner Curtis
  • "Well, it begins to look as if you were safe," came with some satisfaction from Harlow.

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • There was only one Academician who could be found to give a vote for Harlow.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • Among them was a Mr Harlow, who owned the next run, and lived about fifteen miles off.

    Taking Tales W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Harlow

Harlow1

/ˈhɑːləʊ/
noun
1.
a town in SE England, in W Essex: designated a new town in 1947. Pop: 78 389 (2001 est)

Harlow2

/ˈhɑːləʊ/
noun
1.
Jean, real name Harlean Carpentier. 1911–37, US film actress, whose films include Hell's Angels (1930), Red Dust (1932), and Bombshell (1933)
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