[rem-ing-tuh n]


E·liph·a·let [ih-lif-uh-lit] /ɪˈlɪf ə lɪt/, 1793–1861, U.S. arms manufacturer.
Frederic,1861–1909, U.S. painter and sculptor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of remington

Historical Examples of remington

  • I never did understand why Remington made all his men cross-eyed.

  • "Remington machine, latest pattern," answered the other briefly.

    The Grell Mystery

    Frank Froest

  • Mr. Remington and two of the boys will be there to give us a lesson in the use of an axe.

  • Mr. Remington, behind them, echoed a more dignified welcome.

  • He knew that Mrs. Remington had always been more or less of an invalid for many years.


    Louis Becke

Word Origin and History for remington



type of firearms (1865) and typewriter (produced from 1874), from Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) and his son Philo (1816-1889), gunsmiths of Ilion, N.Y.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper