Dowding

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dowding British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
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Usage

In literature:

SQUIRE DOWD Story Teller: Rev.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Isn't that Mrs. O'Dowd's knock?
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
Father O'Dowd was properly instructed.
"At Fault" by Kate Chopin
TREAT, JONES, WESTON & DOWD.
"Left Behind" by James Otis
Miss Maria Dowd (Mrs. F. W. Patterson).
"The Kirk on Rutgers Farm" by Frederick BrĂ¼ckbauer
Moreover, tell us who you yourself are, and if you have any tidings of the son of O'Dowd.
"The Book of Romance" by Various
His father's partner, David Dowd Langford, was there, talking to his father.
"The Trail to Yesterday" by Charles Alden Seltzer
In the midst of his prosperity, only eight months before, Ben Dowd had been arrested and put into prison.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
Winnetka, Quincy S. Dowd, 1.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various
He met O'Dowd, an official whom he had seen several times at the Club.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
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In poetry:

A dandy old horserman is Brigalow Mick-
Which his name, sir, is Michael O'Dowd -
Whatever he's riding, when timber is thick,
He is always in front of the crowd.
"Brigalow Mick" by Harry Breaker Morant

In news:

Maureen Dowd 's Interview with Napolitano.
The generally friendly piece you'd expect from Dowd .
Jim Dowd and Doug Weight were back on campus together for the first time in nearly 20 years Saturday.
Maureen Dowd 's Most-Referenced Pop-Culture Touchstones.
Senior runner Kevin Dowd battles with Chantilly's Chris Foley at the start of the race.
Photo by Peter O'Dowd / KPBS.
Martin O'Dowd, general manager and vice president of Runnymede Farm, held two yearling fillies at sunrise at the 145-year-old Paris farm.
Maureen Dowd / The Etch A Sketch not shaken: Romney, in remaking himself, has lost his sensible instincts.
Like Maureen Dowd ("Unbearable Lightness of Memory," column, Nov 30), I was perplexed by the designs of the eight finalists meant to memorialize Sept 11.
I could not agree more with Maureen Dowd ("Unbearable Lightness of Memory," column, Nov 30).
Pittsburgh councilman Dowd proposes city 'mineral extraction districts'.
Jeff Dowd and Dan Ireland have been tapped as co-artistic directors of the mentorship program at the inaugural Louisiana International Film Festival .
O'Dowd Fund a Dream luncheon helps expand financial aid for students.
Today's Maureen Dowd column tries to make the case that Obama is humorless.
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy has received what general manager Dan O'Dowd calls an " indefinite " contract extension.
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In science:

Dowd Fellowship Award for Contributions to Engineering Education.
Telescoping Recursive Representations and Estimation of Gauss-Markov Random Fields
Niekrasz et al., 2005] Niekrasz, J., Purver, M., Dowding, J., and Peters, S. (2005).
MUDOS-NG: Multi-document Summaries Using N-gram Graphs (Tech Report)
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