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lew•is



Pronunciation: (lOO'is), [key]
n.
a device for lifting a dressed stone, consisting of a number of pieces fitting together to fill a dovetailed recess cut into the stone.

Lew•is



Pronunciation: (lOO'is), [key]
n.
1. C(ecil) Day, 1904–72, British poet: poet laureate after 1968.
2. C(live) S(ta•ples) Pronunciation: (stā'pulz), [key] (“Clive Hamilton”), 1898–1963, English novelist and essayist.
3. Gilbert Newton, 1875–1946, U.S. chemist.
4. (Harry) Sinclair, 1885–1951, U.S. novelist, playwright, and journalist: Nobel prize 1930.
5. Isaac Newton, 1858–1931, U.S. soldier and inventor.
6. Jerry Lee, born 1935, U.S. country-and-western and rock-'n'-roll singer, musician, and composer.
7. John (Aaron), born 1920, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, and musical director.
8. John L(lewellyn), 1880–1969, U.S. labor leader.
9. Matthew Gregory (“Monk Lewis”), 1775–1809, English novelist, dramatist, and poet.
10. Mer•i•weth•er Pronunciation: (mer'i-we&thslash;"ur), [key] 1774–1809, U.S. explorer: leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition 1804–06.
11. (Percy) Wynd•ham Pronunciation: (win'dum), [key] 1884–1957, English novelist, essayist, and painter; born in the U.S.
12. R(ichard) W(arrington) B(aldwin), 1917-2002, U.S. biographer, literary critic, and scholar.
13. a male given name.

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