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Poe

[poh] /poʊ/
noun
1.
Edgar Allan, 1809–49, U.S. poet, short-story writer, and critic.

POE

or P.O.E

1.
port of embarkation.
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  • The “monstrum horrendum” of Poe was descending upon them in the garb which alone could fully typify the character of the man!

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Poe's saying that a long Poem is a sequence of short ones is perfectly just.

    The Lyric John Drinkwater
  • The accepted opinion is that Poe's dissipation was his chief fault, as it was that to which was owing his ruin in the end.

    The Home Life of Poe Susan Archer Weiss
  • Poe raised his gun, and aiming surely at the chief, pulled trigger.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • Significant then, that he worshipped "the viol, the violet, and the vine" of Poe.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for Poe

Poe

/pəʊ/
noun
1.
Edgar Allan. 1809–49, US short-story writer, poet, and critic. Most of his short stories, such as The Fall of the House of Usher (1839) and the Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840), are about death, decay, and madness. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841) is regarded as the first modern detective story

POE

abbreviation
1.
(military) port of embarkation
2.
port of entry
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Poe in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for Poe

POE

1.
point-of-entry
2.
point of exposure
3.
port of entry
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