Definition of Powans

1. Noun. (plural of powan) ¹



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Definition of Powans

1. powan [n] - See also: powan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Powans

povert
poverties
poverty
poverty-stricken
poverty level
poverty line
poverty lines
poverty trap
povidone
povidones
povondraite
povvo
povvos
powan
powans (current term)
powder
powder-post termite
powder-posted
powder-puff
powder and shot
powder blue
powder blues
powder cap
powder caps
powder compact
powder flask
powder horn
powder hoy
powder keg

Literary usage of Powans

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1. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1899)
"... perch, flounders, eels, and powans, the last a delicate kind of fresh-water herring peculiar to this lake; and, finally, communicating with the sea, ..."

2. The Autobiography of John Galt by John Galt (1833)
"After ransacking all houses admissible at such an hour, he returned, bringing with him two large frozen herrings or powans, and two bottles of champagne. ..."

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