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Cabot

[kab-uh t] /ˈkæb ət/
noun
1.
John (Giovanni Caboto) c1450–98? Italian navigator in the service of England: discoverer of North American mainland 1497.
2.
Richard Clarke, 1868–1939, U.S. physician and writer on medical ethics.
3.
Sebastian, 1474?–1557, English navigator and explorer (son of John Cabot).
4.
a male given name.
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  • But I can see why you wouldn't want to trouble Mr. Cabot again just now.

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  • "There isn't any real reason why you shouldn't go, if you want to, Mr. Cabot," she said.

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  • But there's one thing more, Mr. Cabot, that I want you to promise me.

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  • Now, Mr. Cabot, we'll go into the sittin' room and let Primmie clear off the table.

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  • But it is all right, Mr. Cabot; I've only taken him to board.

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  • Cabot had been turning over the leaves of the memorandum book while speaking.

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  • She looked so long and so steadily that Cabot also turned and looked.

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  • Cabot, walking over to where his cousin was standing, laid a hand on his arm.

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  • Cabot stared at him, crossed his knees, and continued to stare.

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  • Cabot, understanding but little more, shrugged his shoulders.

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British Dictionary definitions for Cabot

Cabot

/ˈkæbət/
noun
1.
John Italian name Giovanni Caboto. 1450–98, Italian explorer, who landed in North America in 1497, under patent from Henry VII of England, and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland
2.
his son, Sebastian. ?1476–1557, Italian navigator and cartographer, who served the English and Spanish crowns: explored the La Plata region of Brazil (1526–30)
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