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Rowley

/ˈrəʊlɪ; ˈraʊ-/
noun
1.
Thomas. ?1586–?1642, English dramatist, who collaborated with John Ford and Thomas Dekker on The Witch of Edmonton (1621) and with Thomas Middleton on The Changeling (1622)
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  • rowley, as no doubt you've heard, has just accepted a slum parish in Shoreditch.

    The Altar Steps Compton MacKenzie
  • The first fulling-mill for making cloth was started at rowley in 1643.

    The Nation in a Nutshell George Makepeace Towle
  • I called to rowley and questioned him tightly as to the appearance of the Bow Street officer.

    St. Ives Robert Louis Stevenson
  • On board rowley's flagship the heavy irons had sawed open my wrists.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Yet the period I speak of is near a century after the era of the pretended rowley.

  • Much obliged to you, Mr. rowley, for givin' us first whack at it.

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford
  • "I'd like to take up that loan and save the rest of the year's interest, Deacon rowley," stated Mayo, with sailorly bluntness.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • Heard 'em talking it over down to rowley's store last evening.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day

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