[ ahr-buhth-nuht, ahr-buhth-not ]
/ ɑrˈbʌθ nət, ˈɑr bəθˌnɒt /
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John, 1667–1735, Scottish satirist and physician: friend of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift.
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How to use Arbuthnot in a sentence
The need of a holiday amid the bricks and mortar of Victoria Street may have impressed Arbuthnot, but it did not impress me.
He blistered Arbuthnot with abuse, swung from the newspaper office, and barged mightily down Fleet Street, a disturber of traffic.
You've forgotten one thing; that Arbuthnot's arrest and confession would make the whole story news.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
"And now we'll go into the schoolroom," said Marian Arbuthnot, jumping up and leading the way.
"The doctor says he is doing quite well now," Mrs. Arbuthnot said to her, as they were sitting alone.
British Dictionary definitions for Arbuthnot
/ (ɑːˈbʌθnɒt) /
John. 1667–1735, Scottish physician and satirist: author of The History of John Bull (1712) and, with others, of the Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus (1741)
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