/ (ˈhɛrɪwəd) /

  1. called Hereward the Wake. 11th-century Anglo-Saxon rebel, who defended the Isle of Ely against William the Conqueror (1070–71): a subject of many legends

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How to use Hereward in a sentence

  • You enjoyed yourself this afternoon, you know you did, and Hereward won you that beautiful cigarette-box.

    Once a Week | Alan Alexander Milne
  • Winter was also the name of one of the companions of Hereward the Saxon.

    Surnames as a Science | Robert Ferguson
  • Meanwhile the young Duchess of Hereward reached her apartments.

    The Lost Lady of Lone | E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • As she entered the drawing-room, the young Duke of Hereward came to meet her.

    The Lost Lady of Lone | E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • How could she ever look upon the face of the Duke of Hereward and live?

    The Lost Lady of Lone | E.D.E.N. Southworth