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Heywood

[hey-woo d] /ˈheɪ wʊd/
noun
1.
John, 1497?–1580? English dramatist and epigrammatist.
2.
Thomas, 1573?–1641, English dramatist, poet, and actor.
3.
a male given name.
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  • The present appearance of Heywood would not, perhaps, be any way delightful to the eye of anybody who had no local interest in it.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • "You mistake my meaning, Mr. Heywood," young Senesin said sharply.

    The Unnecessary Man Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The simplest plot sufficed Heywood, and the minimum of characters.

  • "Exactly," said Heywood, just as though the colonel had agreed with him.

    The Unnecessary Man Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Heywood had left his cards, risen, and crossing the room, stood looking over Rudolph's shoulder into the snowy moonlight.

    Dragon's blood Henry Milner Rideout
British Dictionary definitions for Heywood

Heywood1

/ˈheɪˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))

Heywood2

/ˈheɪˌwʊd/
noun
1.
John. ?1497–?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
2.
Thomas. ?1574–1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)
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