talbot

[ tawl-buht, tal- ]

noun
  1. a hound with long pendent ears.

Origin of talbot

1
1350–1400; Middle English: dog's name, originally man's nickname <Old French

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Other definitions for Talbot (2 of 2)

Talbot
[ tawl-buht or, for 3, tal- ]

noun
  1. Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, 1660–1718, British statesman: prime minister 1714.

  2. William Henry Fox, 1800–77, English pioneer in photography.

  1. a male given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for talbot (1 of 2)

talbot

/ (ˈtɔːlbət) /


noun
  1. (formerly) an ancient breed of large hound, usually white or light-coloured, having pendulous ears and strong powers of scent

Origin of talbot

1
C16: supposed to have been brought to England by the Talbot family

British Dictionary definitions for Talbot (2 of 2)

Talbot

/ (ˈtɔːlbət) /


noun
  1. (William Henry) Fox . 1800–77, British scientist, a pioneer of photography, who developed the calotype process

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