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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dowson, Ernest Christopher 1867-1900. British Decadent poet best known for his refrain "I have been faithful to thee, Cynara, in my fashion.”

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


From a Dow as a diminutive of David +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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