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

  • Poe, Edgar Allan 1809-1849. American writer known especially for his macabre poems, such as "The Raven” (1845), and short stories, including "The Fall of the House of Usher” (1839).

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. Edgar Allen Poe, an American author and poet of the 19th century, known especially for his dark themes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as poi.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See poi.
  • n. The poe-bird, originally called the poe bee-eater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States writer and poet (1809-1849)


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  • Poe is the name of the bird in the children's cartoon: Ruby Gloom.

    December 23, 2009