William Dawes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n William Dawes American patriot who rode with Paul Revere to warn that the British were advancing on Lexington and Concord (1745-1799)
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Usage

In literature:

But Paul Revere and William Dawes were before them.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
William Dawes, Second Lieutenant, as a soldier for one tour more of three years.
"The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay" by Arthur Phillip
I was furnished with the following months by Lieutenant William Dawes, of the marines.
"An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island" by John Hunter
Estate of William Dawes, by J.H.
"American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 5, May, 1889" by Various
Doctor Warren quickly decided that Paul Revere and William Dawes should go on horseback to Lexington and Concord and give the alarm.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
SIR WILLIAM DAWES, Archbishop of York, was very fond of a pun.
"The Jest Book" by Mark Lemon
The end of all this was that William Dawe was sold up, and even then he was not free from all his difficulties.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
One of these men was William Dawes, of whom, except for his actions on this night, we know little.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Dr. Warren, however, a few minutes previous, had sent Paul Revere and William Dawes into the country.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
She was Ruth Dawes, sister of William Dawes, who took the midnight ride to Concord, April 18, 1775.
"Historic Homes" by Mary H. Northend
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In news:

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People & Events: William Dawes (1745-1799).
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