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Cabot

[kab-uh t]
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noun
  1. JohnGiovanni 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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Historical Examples

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

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • But I can see why you wouldn't want to trouble Mr. Cabot again just now.

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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

    Galusha the Magnificent

    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for cabot

Cabot

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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