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Calvert

[kal-vert]
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  1. Charles3rd Baron Baltimore, 1637–1715, English colonial administrator in America: governor (1661–75) and proprietor (1675–89) of Maryland (grandson of George Calvert).
  2. Sir George1st Baron Baltimore, c1580–1632, British statesman: founder of the colony of Maryland.
  3. his sonLeonard,1606–47, first colonial governor of Maryland 1634–47.
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  • Calvert, my friend, is a lover as well as a painter of nature.

    Ballads of a Bohemian

    Robert W. Service

  • Calvert and I have been helping our neighbors to get in the harvest.

    Ballads of a Bohemian

    Robert W. Service

  • Strangely enough, she did not judge him for posing as Major Calvert's nephew.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson

  • He had been proven honest, proven Major Calvert's nephew, proven free.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson

  • I learned from Major Calvert that his half-sister's—your mother's—name was Loring.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson


British Dictionary definitions for calvert

Calvert

noun
  1. Sir George, 1st Baron Baltimore. ?1580–1632, English statesman; founder of the colony of Maryland
  2. his son, Leonard. 1606–47, English statesman; first colonial governor of Maryland (1634–47)
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