William Cowper

Definitions of William Cowper
  1. noun
    English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    synonyms: Cowper
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    example of:
    poet
    a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
  2. noun
    English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    synonyms: Cowper
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    example of:
    operating surgeon, sawbones, surgeon
    a physician who specializes in surgery
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