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Noun: Oates  owts
  1. United States writer (born in 1938)
    - Joyce Carol Oates
  2. English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
    - Titus Oates

Type of: author, coconspirator, conspirator, machinator, plotter, writer

Encyclopedia: Oates, Lawrence