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English noun: Howe

1. Howe (person) United States editor (1920-1993)


SynonymsIrving Howe


Instance hypernymeditor, editor in chief

2. Howe (person) Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)


SynonymsGordie Howe, Gordon Howe


Instance hypernymhockey player, ice-hockey player

3. Howe (person) United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910)


SynonymsJulia Ward Howe


Instance hypernymsuffragist

4. Howe (person) United States inventor who built early sewing machines and won suits for patent infringement against other manufacturers (including Isaac M. Singer) (1819-1867)


SynonymsElias Howe


Instance hypernymartificer, discoverer, inventor









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