[tawl-buh t, tal-]
- a hound with long pendent ears.
Origin of talbot
1350–1400; Middle English: dog's name, orig. man's nickname < Old French
[tawl-buh t or for 3, tal-]
- Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury,1660–1718, British statesman: prime minister 1714.
- William Henry Fox,1800–77, English pioneer in photography.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for talbot
According to the FBI, Talbot continued to meet and chat online with the informant.
Talbot also started engaging with undercover FBI agents, both online and in person.
At 1:30 a.m. on January 12, Talbot was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Whether Talbot had a Terry Nichols—or any accomplice not secretly working against him—also remains unknown.
Accordingly, Talbot added, “We stand in support of the ongoing international consensus and that is to work toward two states.”Why Zionists Should Be Surprised—Even Heartened—By the United Church of Canada's Boycott
December 10, 2013
Talbot having been afterwards made the first Earl of Shrewsbury.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
"You think so, Mark," said Talbot, with a smile of significant meaning.
"Cleverly done, by Jove," cried Talbot, in an ecstacy of admiration.
"No, but to claim your estate and fortune," said Talbot, hurriedly.
There, as he passed, Mark thought he overheard Talbot's voice.
- (formerly) an ancient breed of large hound, usually white or light-coloured, having pendulous ears and strong powers of scent
C16: supposed to have been brought to England by the Talbot family
- (William Henry) Fox . 1800–77, British scientist, a pioneer of photography, who developed the calotype process
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