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noun, plural (especially collectively) ham·let, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ham·lets.
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Example sentences from the Web for hamlet
Those who would like to help support Hamlet’s family during this difficult time can do so via the GoFundMe campaign organized by his close friend and fellow community member Lily Ray.
As a child of immigrants, I was proud to witness these moments, and Hamlet’s service to the industry continues to set an example for all of us, but especially people of color such as myself.
The letter invited affected parties to a meeting in the hamlet of Myrtle Creek, 12 miles from Gow’s ranch.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.|by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
In our little hilltop hamlet, Sambuco is the most historically significant structure.Investors ride the Big Tech rally even as COVID cases and unemployment spike|Bernhard Warner|August 21, 2020|Fortune
We stop, finally, in Kandigal, a tiny hamlet that straddles the river at the mouth of the Korengal Valley.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The same thing happens when her mute daughter, the sweet Kattrin, is shot as she tries to warn a hamlet of impending slaughter.
Hell, James left the entire league in a holding pattern whilst he pondered his future, Hamlet-like.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hamlet refused to accept that heroism was his destiny, because of the behavior it required.Alleged Santa Barbara Killer Elliot Rodger and the Twisted Cult of Modern Masculinity|James Poulos|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This 1964 performance was a stage production of Hamlet, but filmed in front of a live audience.
An Irish clergyman insisted that it was the little hamlet of Auburn, in the county of Westmeath.
At least I think so now; and, as Hamlet says, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
Gone, too, is the hamlet of Garratt, whose mock elections of a Mayor caused such convivial excitement a century ago.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.
In time the summit of the church spire disappeared from view, and for many years thereafter all trace of the hamlet was lost.
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A tragedy by William Shakespeare. The king of Denmark has been murdered by his brother, Claudius, who then becomes king and marries the dead king's widow. The ghost of the dead king visits his son, Prince Hamlet, and urges him to avenge the murder. In the course of the play, Hamlet, a scholar, slowly convinces himself that he must murder Claudius. The play ends with a duel between Hamlet and the courtier Laertes, and the death by poison of all the principal characters.