Other definitions for Emmet (2 of 2)
Robert, 1778–1803, Irish patriot.
a male given name.
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How to use emmet in a sentence
Robert emmet for an abortive attempt to seize Dublin Castle was condemned and executed in 1803.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
The first of these was a tract “What emmet means in 1915,” significant of the direction in which minds were turning at the time.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
Doctor Thomas Addis emmet, only just dead, over ninety, in his younger years as a busy medical practitioner never kept a horse.Health Through Will Power | James J. Walsh
Those of Pinkney and emmet, however, contained much florid "eloquence."The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4 | Albert J. Beveridge
The cattle have been with emmet's company from the time they left Nauvoo.William Clayton's Journal | William Clayton
British Dictionary definitions for emmet (1 of 2)
British an archaic or dialect word for ant
Cornish dialect a tourist or holiday-maker
British Dictionary definitions for Emmet (2 of 2)
Robert. 1778–1803, Irish nationalist, executed for leading an uprising for Irish independence
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