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[moh-uh t] /ˈmoʊ ət/
Farley (McGill) 1921–2014, Canadian writer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Young Mr. Mowat, son of my old friend, is an improver, and a moderate one.

  • He pointed in the direction indicated, and there was just daylight enough left to enable Mowat to steer into a narrow creek.

    The Walrus Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
  • This point is made very plain by some of the beautiful estate maps edited by Mr Mowat.

    Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
  • Mowat, though naturally sluggish, was quick in action when circumstances required him to be so.

    The Walrus Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
  • Dispensing with the services of Mowat, Nazinred turned to the Eskimos and acted the part of his own interpreter.

    The Walrus Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
  • “Well, you might have a worse foundation,” returned Mowat, with something of good-natured cynicism on his rugged face.

    The Walrus Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
  • Mowat exceeded his orders and destroyed the town of Falmouth.

  • However, after a little I got over it, and made (as Mowat alleges) the most telling speech I ever made.

    George Brown John Lewis
  • Mowat was sentenced to be imprisoned six months and branded on the hand with a hot iron.

    The Great Company Beckles Willson
  • Livingstone describes Mowat as "one of a meek, sweet disposition, straight and zealous for the truth."

    Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford

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