[ boh-fert ]

  1. a male given name.

Words Nearby Beaufort Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Beaufort in a sentence

  • The match took place on the final day of the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, at the Beaufort Polo Club.

  • On May the 5th a formidable force came upon the neighbourhood of Fort Beaufort.

  • He read and explained General Sherman's order, and told them of the advancement which the freedmen had made at Beaufort.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • A new contest now ensued between the Gloucester and Beaufort parties.

    Margaret of Anjou | Jacob Abbott.
  • Mr. Robert Beaufort glanced at the window for a moment, but his countenance was still that of one unconvinced.

    Night and Morning, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Mr. Robert Beaufort placed his hand on his son's shoulder, and arrested his steps, as they contemplated the group before them.

    Night and Morning, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton

British Dictionary definitions for Beaufort


/ (ˈbəʊfət) /

  1. Henry . ?1374–1447, English cardinal, half-brother of Henry IV; chancellor (1403–04, 1413–17, 1424–26)

  2. Lady Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby. ?1443–1509, mother of Henry VII. She helped to found two Cambridge colleges and was a patron of Caxton

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