Etymology
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howe (n.)

also how, "artificial burial mound," 1660s, from a local word in northern England for a hill or hillock, from a Middle English use of Old Norse haugr "mound; cairn," perhaps from the root of high (adj.).

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Definitions of howe

Howe (n.)
United States editor (1920-1993);
Synonyms: Irving Howe
Howe (n.)
Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928);
Synonyms: Gordie Howe / Gordon Howe
Howe (n.)
United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910);
Synonyms: Julia Ward Howe
Howe (n.)
United States inventor who built early sewing machines and won suits for patent infringement against other manufacturers (including Isaac M. Singer) (1819-1867);
Synonyms: Elias Howe
From wordnet.princeton.edu