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 (gou′ər, gôr′), John 1325?-1408.
English poet who wrote allegorical and didactic works in Latin, French, and English. Best known is his Confessio Amantis (1386-1390?).


(Placename) the Gower a peninsula in S Wales, in Swansea county on the Bristol Channel: mainly agricultural with several resorts


1. (Biography) David (Ivon). born 1957, English cricketer: played in 117 test matches (1978–1992), 32 as captain; scored 8,231 test runs
2. (Biography) John. ?1330–1408, English poet, noted particularly for his tales of love, the Confessio Amantis


(ˈgaʊ ər, gɔr, goʊr)

John, 1325?–1408, English poet.
References in classic literature ?
He began to question me closely about Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street.
The grave Gower, announcing in advance a sermon of several hours, begged him to be seated, and to the murmur of his wise talk, his head leaning on the window frame, the child slept peacefully.
There is the articled clerk, who has paid a premium, and is an attorney in perspective, who runs a tailor's bill, receives invitations to parties, knows a family in Gower Street, and another in Tavistock Square; who goes out of town every long vacation to see his father, who keeps live horses innumerable; and who is, in short, the very aristocrat of clerks.
You'll come, Gower, and you, Mansel, and you, Scanlan, and the two Willabys.
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SIR - I would like to support both Byron Davies MP and Peter Black AM (WM, "Gower must keep beauty designation, says Black", August 31) over their concern over the changing of the description of the Gower Peninsular.
Ben Keith, 39, aims to complete the Gower 50 Run Walk Crawl Ultra Marathon - a 17-hour slog around his hometown in the Gower peninsula.
London, July 26 ( ANI ): Former England captain David Gower has revealed that he wanted to be a game ranger in Africa.
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GOWER Sports clinched a league and cup double after a nail-biting finish to the season.
Summary: London: England great David Gower has called on the International Cricket Council to scrap plans .