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Gow·er(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?).
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(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
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Gow•er(ˈgaʊ ər, gɔr, goʊr)
John, 1325?–1408, English poet.
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