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Howard

[hou-erd]
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noun
  1. Catherine,c1520–42, fifth wife of Henry VIII.
  2. Sir Ebenezer,1850–1928, English town planner.
  3. Henry. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey.
  4. John Winston,born 1939, prime minister of Australia 1996–2007.
  5. LeslieLeslie Stainer, 1893–1943, English actor.
  6. Roy Wilson,1883–1964, U.S. editor and newspaper publisher.
  7. Sidney (Coe) [koh] /koʊ/, 1891–1939, U.S. playwright and short-story writer.
  8. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “brave heart.”
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Surrey

[sur-ee, suhr-ee]
noun
  1. Earl ofHenry Howard, 1517?–47, English poet.
  2. a county in SE England, bordering S London. 648 sq. mi. (1680 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for henry howard

Howard

noun
  1. Catherine. ?1521–42, fifth wife of Henry VIII of England; beheaded
  2. Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham and 1st Earl of Nottingham. 1536–1624, Lord High Admiral of England (1585–1618). He commanded the fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada (1588)
  3. Sir Ebenezer. 1850–1928, English town planner, who introduced garden cities
  4. Henry Howard See Surrey
  5. John. 1726–90, English prison reformer
  6. John Winston. born 1939, Australian politician; prime minister of Australia (1996–2007)
  7. Leslie. real name Leslie Howard Stainer. 1890–1943, British actor of Hungarian descent. His many films included The Scarlet Pimpernel (1938), Pygmalion (1938), and Gone With the Wind (1939)
  8. Trevor. 1916-88, British actor. His many films include Brief Encounter (1946), The Third Man (1949), Ryan's Daughter (1970), and White Mischief (1987)
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surrey

noun
  1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage having two or four seats
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Word Origin

C19: shortened from Surrey cart, after Surrey, where it was originally made

Surrey1

noun
  1. a county of SE England, on the River Thames: urban in the northeast; crossed from east to west by the North Downs and drained by tributaries of the Thames. Administrative centre: Kingston upon Thames. Pop: 1 064 600 (2003 est). Area: 1679 sq km (648 sq miles)
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Surrey2

noun
  1. Earl of, title of Henry Howard. ?1517–47, English courtier and poet; one of the first in England to write sonnets. He was beheaded for high treason
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Word Origin and History for henry howard

Howard

proper name, from Old French Huard, from a Germanic source similar to Old High German *Hugihard "heart-brave," or *Hoh-weard, literally "high defender; chief guardian." Also probably in some cases a confusion with cognate Old Norse Haward, and as a surname also with unrelated Hayward. In some rare cases from Old English eowu hierde "ewe herd."

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surrey

n.

"two-seated, four-wheeled pleasure carriage," 1895, from Surrey cart, an English pleasure cart (introduced in U.S. 1872), named for Surrey, England, where it first was made.

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Surrey

Old English suþrige (722), literally "Southerly District" (relative to Middlesex).

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