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Herriot

[e-ryoh]
noun
  1. É·douard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/, 1872–1957, French statesman, political leader, and author.
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Historical Examples of herriot

  • It was not the bearded giant called Herriot, but another, Jeremy was sure.

    The Black Buccaneer

    Stephen W. Meader

  • Herriot looked up and called him gruffly but not unkindly, the boy thought.

    The Black Buccaneer

    Stephen W. Meader

  • "Ye'll stay there a while, till we sail again," Herriot remarked as he departed.

    The Black Buccaneer

    Stephen W. Meader

  • Two of the figures were very well known to him—Bonnet and Herriot.

    The Black Buccaneer

    Stephen W. Meader

  • Bonnet had been talking to Herriot with quick gestures and pointings.

    The Black Buccaneer

    Stephen W. Meader


British Dictionary definitions for herriot

Herriot

noun
  1. (French ɛrjo) Édouard (edwar). 1872–1957, French Radical statesman and writer; premier (1924–25; 1932)
  2. (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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