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lewis

noun lew·is \ˈlü-əs\

Definition of LEWIS

:  an iron dovetailed tenon that is made in sections, can be fitted into a dovetail mortise, and is used in hoisting large stones
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Origin of LEWIS

probably from the name Lewis
First Known Use: 1743

Lewis

biographical name Lew·is \ˈlü-əs\

Definition of LEWIS

Cecil Day — see day-lewis

Lewis

biographical name

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C(live) S(taples) 1898–1963 Eng. nov. & essayist

Lewis

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Edward B. 1918–2004 Am. biol.

Lewis

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John Llewellyn 1880–1969 Am. labor leader

Lewis

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Matthew Gregory 1775–1818 Monk Lewis Eng. author

Lewis

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Meriwether 1774–1809 Am. explorer

Lewis

biographical name

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(Harry) Sinclair 1885–1951 Am. nov.

Lewis

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(Percy) Wyndham 1882–1957 British painter & author
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