[ ot-er-burn ]
/ ˈɒt ərˌbɜrn /
a village in central Northumberland, in NE England: battle of Chevy Chase 1388.
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How to use Otterburn in a sentence
"You don't know enough to run when you're in a hurry," replied Lady Otterburn.
Lady Otterburn was prepared to meet her a good deal more than half-way.
Most of the men were contemporaries of Otterburn's, the years of whose pilgrimage were thirty.
The one famous fight, that of Otterburn (August 15, 1388), was a great and joyous passage of arms by moonlight.
British Dictionary definitions for Otterburn
a village in NE England, in central Northumberland: scene of a battle (1388) in which the Scots, led by the earl of Douglas, defeated the English, led by Hotspur
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