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Cowper, William

Syllabification: Cow·per, William
Pronunciation: /ˈko͞opər, ˈko͝opər, ˈkoupər
 
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Definition of Cowper, William in English:

( 1731–1800), English poet, noted for the poem The Task (1785) and for the comic ballad John Gilpin (1782).

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