Herriot

[e-ryoh]
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noun

É·douard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/, 1872–1957, French statesman, political leader, and author.

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Historical Examples of herriot

  • At this moment a sash was thrown up, and the prisoner, Herriot, appeared at a window of the court-room above.

    The Rangers

    D. P. Thompson

  • "I wish I had sent him the five dollars," said Mr. Herriot, at length, half-audibly.

  • He showed me the license and the ring, and I believed everything, and thought it would be fine to be the wife of Captain Herriot.

  • Half an hour later, and the pocket-book of Mr. Herriot was no longer empty.

  • This was the first word that Herriot had said on the subject, and to that word Frank Greystock made no answer.

    The Eustace Diamonds

    Anthony Trollope



British Dictionary definitions for herriot

Herriot

noun

(French ɛrjo) Édouard (edwar). 1872–1957, French Radical statesman and writer; premier (1924–25; 1932)
(ˈhɛrɪət) James. real name James Alfred Wight. 1916–95, British veterinary surgeon and writer. His books based on his experiences in Yorkshire have been adapted for television and films
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