from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Fawkes, Guy 1570-1606. English conspirator executed for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to kill James I and blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605, to avenge the persecution of Roman Catholics in England.
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- n. English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
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