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Lowry

[lou-ree] /ˈlaʊ ri/
noun
1.
(Clarence) Malcolm (Boden)
[bohd-n] /ˈboʊd n/ (Show IPA),
1909–57, U.S. novelist, born in England.
2.
a male given name, form of Lawrence.
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  • Sanford told her often that he wished she was going to come over to the Lowry Paint Company to work, when she finished.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • Mr. Lowry would keep my card for me, and, as a natural consequence, it was lost.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • He walked into the hall, where Mr. Lowry stood awaiting him.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking
  • Mr. Lowry has behaved foolishly, but I desire that nothing more be said about it.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • Lowry's footman told me a person had been with an urgent request that he would go as soon as possible to No. 19 Bellringer Street.

    The Doctor's Dilemma Hesba Stretton
British Dictionary definitions for Lowry

lowry

/ˈlaʊrɪ/
noun
1.
another name for lory

Lowry

/ˈlaʊrɪ/
noun
1.
L(awrence) S(tephen). 1887–1976, English painter, noted for his bleak northern industrial scenes, often containing primitive or stylized figures
2.
(Clarence) Malcolm. 1909–57, British novelist and writer, best known for his semiautobiographical novel Under the Volcano (1947)
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