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Hubert

[hyoo-bert]
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noun
  1. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “mind” and “bright.”
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  • Hubert, quite excited by this day of recreation and of fete, was the only one who had anything to say.

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    Emile Zola

  • Hubert was occupied the whole forenoon in cleaning the front of the old building.

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    Emile Zola

  • He even went to the house one morning, but it was Hubert alone who received him.

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    Emile Zola

  • Hubert took her in his arms, and tried to place her on her feet.

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  • Hubert hastened to go downstairs, that she might not see his tears.

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Word Origin and History for hubert

Hubert

masc. proper name, from French, from Old High German Hugubert, literally "bright-minded," from hugu "mind" (see Hugh) + beraht "bright" (see Albert).

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