Who is Howe?

  • (noun): 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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on howe:

Howe, North Yorkshire
1.454100°W / 54.217500 -1.454100 Howe Howe OS grid reference SE356803 Civil parish Howe District Hambleton Shire county North Yorkshire Region ... Howe, from the Old Norse word haugr, is an Middle English topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow ...
Michael Howe (bushranger)
... Michael Howe (1787 – 21 October 1818) was a the leader of a bushranger gang in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) ... Howe was born at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, son of Thomas Howe and his wife Elizabeth ... In May 1814 Howe gave himself up to the authorities in response to an offer of clemency made by Governor Macquarie ...

More definitions of "Howe":

  • (noun): United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910).
    Synonyms: Julia Ward Howe

Famous quotes containing the word howe:

    In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea,
    With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me;
    As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free;
    —Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)

    Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
    He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are
    stored;
    He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword;
    —Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)