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Otway

[ot-wey] /ˈɒt weɪ/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1652–85, English dramatist.
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  • Lacy rose at the same time, but at the foot of the companion, Otway motioned him to stop.

  • Mrs. Otway had begun by listening in silence to this uncalled-for outburst.

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  • I cannot agree with Dr. Garnett that the interest of Otway's plays arises from the situation only, not from the characters.

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  • Also Mrs. Guthrie was more or less chair-ridden, and Mrs. Otway had no carriage.

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  • That describes the Cape Otway country; and the part of the letter which follows refers to the land on the west of the Otway.

  • Rose and Mrs. Otway had hoped to go to Germany this very autumn.

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  • Many of these varieties are represented in the work of a single writer, as Crowne, or Lee, or Otway.

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  • Mrs. Otway had declared the fact to be a secret—a secret that must at all costs be kept.

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  • I am free to confess, that Sheridan and Otway remain unsurpassed in their respective lines.

  • Mrs. Otway would not acknowledge even to herself how relieved she felt.

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British Dictionary definitions for Otway

Otway

/ˈɒtweɪ/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1652–85, English dramatist, noted for The Orphan (1680) and Venice Preserv'd (1682)
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