Definition of Powell
1. Noun. United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
2. Noun. English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969).
Definition of Powell
1. Proper noun. An English and Welsh patronymic surname, the Anglicized form of (etyl cy) ''ap Hywel'', son of Hywel. ¹
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Literary usage of Powell
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Petitioners allege that this application was likewise fraudulent and void, because Frank A. powell knew at the time It was made that he was not one of the ..."
2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"Neff, Bellaire, O powell it Adams, Newark, О Same Kent & Wilson, Newark, О Albert Pearce, Ridgeville, О Theo. Neff, Bellaire, O powell & Adams, Newark, ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"That Browne and powell were at that time indebted to Duckworth in nearly 2000/. for ... Taut Browne and powell were to purchase goods for the adventure. to ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"EP powell. Am. Homes. 6: 65. F. '09. Electric potentiality of fruit and vegetables. ... Fruit culture. Currant and the raspberry. E: P. powell. ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Major powell very justly condemns this tendency, exemplifies it in a number of cases, ... So far the present writer cordially agrees with Major powell. ..."
6. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"powell, (EDWARD,) an English Roman Catholic priest, wrote against the ... powell, (WILLIAM,) an English actor, who performed with success at Drury Lane from ..."