Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From Hawe as a personal name + patronymic suffix -s.

Examples

  • Right in the midst of the narrows lies an islet with some ruins; on the south shore they have built a pier for the service of the Ferry; and at the end of the pier, on the other side of the road, and backed against a pretty garden of holly-trees and hawthorns, I could see the building which they called the Hawes Inn. The town of Queensferry lies farther west, and the neighbourhood of the inn looked pretty lonely at that time of day, for the boat had just gone north with passengers.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • Right in the midst of the narrows lies an islet with some ruins; on the south shore they have built a pier for the service of the Ferry; and at the end of the pier, on the other side of the road, and backed against a pretty garden of holly-trees and hawthorns, I could see the building which they called the Hawes Inn. The town of Queensferry lies farther west, and the neighbourhood of the inn looked pretty lonely at that time of day, for the boat had just gone north with passengers.

    Kidnapped

  • Keeley Hawes is a lovely actress but really annoying in this role, gave it three episodes and that was that.

    New Financial Year – Now We Can Arrest Again « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • D. I Drake played brilliantly by Keeley Hawes, is fighting for her life both literally in the real world, where they are trying to remove […]

    All Things Girl » All Things Girl » 2009 » June

  • Making fun of Hawes is one thing - he is a public figure.

    Trash-Talking and the Weeklies at cvillenews.com

  • They called Carella “Steve,” and they called Hawes “Cotton,” and Kling “Bert,” but they always called him“Genero.”

    Eight Black Horses

  • Hawes is of the opinion that by keeping fresh magazines in my waiting-room and by persuading me to the extravagance of Turkish rugs, that he has built my practice to its present flourishing state.

    The Window at the White Cat

  • Are we calling Hawes a former top prospect already?

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  • And on a grey background, like in Hawes’ letter, it’s damn near impossible.

    The Hook Debuts at cvillenews.com

  • He lived in New Hanover county, N. C., between the Black and South rivers, and was the owner of a large plantation called Hawes's Plantation.

    The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years. Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones

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