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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Poe, Edgar Allan Poenoun

    United States writer and poet (1809-1849)


  1. poe

    Poe is most commonly known as the last name of Edgar Allan Poe, a famous American writer, editor, and literary critic noted for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and macabre. However, the term "PoE" can also refer to "Power over Ethernet," a technology that allows network cables to carry electrical power. The context usually makes the meaning clear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poenoun

    same as Poi

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poe

    pō′e, n. the parson-bird of New Zealand.

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    Song lyrics by poe -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by poe on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. POE

    What does POE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the POE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. POE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Poe is ranked #1522 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Poe surname appeared 23,563 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Poe.

    80.1% or 18,886 total occurrences were White.
    12.5% or 2,950 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 547 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.1% or 507 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 483 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 193 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of poe in a Sentence

  1. Ronald Holmes:

    Nearly three in 10 Filipino registered voters would elect Senator Grace Poe as the country’s next president if the May 2016 elections took place during the survey period.

  2. David Payne:

    Poe’s departure is a sign that Freedom Caucus needs to shift gears into a legislative mode, they’ve proven they can be a purity check. Now, they ’ll need to prove that they’re a legislative force.

  3. Ralph Ellison, "The Invisible Man":

    I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

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    A abduct
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