- a female given name, form of Esther.
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Examples from the Web for hester
Hester is a longtime researcher on evidence-based methods of moderating drinking.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics
November 25, 2014
Hester gave her grenade to Nein because he "had the better arm."The Truth About Women in Combat
March 1, 2013
Interpretation spans, Hester says, “among a group of 10 random contributors from 10 random countries.”Network of ‘Moderators’ Decide What Photos Can Be Posted on Facebook, Google, Other Social Media
September 12, 2012
And then, of course, there was poor Hester Prynne—branded with a scarlet letter for mothering a child with another man.Is Cheating the Secret to a Happy Marriage?
October 11, 2011
We ponder other crazy miscasts, from Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code to Demi Moore as Hester Prynne.Hollywood's Dumbest Casting Choices
February 2, 2011
Hester Paine was not particularly well pleased with the meeting.
Hester had seen him from the window, and she answered the bell herself.
To the disgust of the latter, Robert actually had the presumption to walk home with Hester.
"I shall never think ill of you, Robert," said Hester, warmly.
"No, I suppose not," said Hester, thus disclaiming the title.