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lewis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lewis  \Lew"is\  (l[=u]"[i^]s),  Lewisson  \Lew"is*son\  (-s[u^]n), 
  n. 
  1.  An  iron  dovetailed  tenon,  made  in  sections,  which  can  be 
  fitted  into  a  dovetail  mortise;  --  used  in  hoisting  large 
  stones,  etc 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  shears  used  in  cropping  woolen  cloth. 
 
  {Lewis  hole},  a  hole  wider  at  the  bottom  than  at  the  mouth, 
  into  which  a  lewis  is  fitted.  --De  Foe. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Lewis,  CO 
  Zip  code(s):  81327 
  Lewis,  IA  (city,  FIPS  44805) 
  Location:  41.30627  N,  95.08423  W 
  Population  (1990):  433  (200  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51544 
  Lewis,  IN 
  Zip  code(s):  47858 
  Lewis,  KS  (city,  FIPS  39725) 
  Location:  37.93700  N,  99.25434  W 
  Population  (1990):  451  (223  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67552 
  Lewis,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  12950 




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