Definition for robert (2 of 3)
Definition for robert (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for robert
“You can imagine the sound of that gun on a Bronx street,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce says.
So, in an unusual order (PDF) issued on New Years Day, District Judge Robert Hinkle clarified the issue.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And yet as Robert Ward discovered, Marvin—for all of his larger-than-life machismo—was surprising in real life.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the last national figure to wield ancient personal authority in an explicitly religious way was Robert F. Kennedy.
And the Absinthe House has a full list: Other famous imbibers include P.T. Barnum, Oscar Wilde, and General Robert E. Lee.
He has guided Robert so often, and been with him in so many trying scenes, he never can have the heart to betray him, or us.Wyandotte|James Fenimore Cooper
Sir Robert knitted his brows for a moment, and then decided on his course of action.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Every minute of Robert's life was interesting and never had it been so full of zest as in this, his last year at Annapolis.An Annapolis First Classman|Lt.Com Edward L. Beach
Sir Robert was forced to give up the contest and be shelved with a peerage.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton
Course, there's nothing for Mr. Robert to do but tell the crowd just how the case stands.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for robert (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for robert (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for robert
masc. proper name, from Old North French form of Old High German Hrodberht "bright-fame, bright with glory," from hrod- "fame, glory," from Proto-Germanic *hrothi-, + -berht "bright" (see Albert). The name of William the Conqueror's rebellious oldest son. "It was introduced by Normans during the reign of Edward the Confessor and became very popular" ["Dictionary of English Surnames"].