American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Dawes, Charles Gates 1865-1951. Vice President of the United States (1925-1929) under Calvin Coolidge. He shared the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for proposing the Dawes Plan to reduce Germany's World War I reparations.
- Dawes, William 1745-1799. American patriot who rode with Paul Revere on April 18, 1775, to warn of the British advance on Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.
- n. A patronymic surname.
- n. American patriot who rode with Paul Revere to warn that the British were advancing on Lexington and Concord (1745-1799)
- From a Dawe as a diminutive of David + the patronymic suffix -s. (Wiktionary)
“We stay at a Hotel in Dawes Point when we slink off to Sydney.”
“The resulting lists of those who were accepted as eligible became known as the Dawes Rolls.”
“In fact, Charles Dawes is the guy that I really like.”
“Diana Dawes is coming home to us, having discovered that all is not gold that glistens in Hollywood.”
“The group, a band of brothers and others, who go by the name Dawes and hail from the North Hills,”
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“Rachael Dawes is not a bad character, she’s good and strong and full of passion, but in this movie (and the last) she is the typical damsel in distress needing to be rescued, falling from buildings, getting tied up and blown up, getting exposed to ‘fear gas’ whatever … there’s nothing new there.”
“In 1923, a so-called Dawes Plan (named for US banker Charles Dawes) was adopted.”
“By April 9 of the same year the committee had drafted a plan, later known as the Dawes Plan.”
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