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English citations of cowed
- 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
- It cowed me more than the pain; and I began to obey him at once...
- 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 8
- His whole manner was of cowed defiance, as if he were ready to knock anybody down who disapproved of him—perhaps because he really disapproved of himself.