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or Ush·er

  1. James,1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.
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Examples from the Web for ussher

Historical Examples

  • Bad luck to the day that Ussher darkened the door of Ballycloran!

    The Macdermots of Ballycloran

    Anthony Trollope

  • Thank you, Captain Ussher, I'll not be going out of this just yet.

  • "Carol, see and get an ass to put these kishes on," said Ussher.

  • You know, Thady, she can go to Ussher; he says he'll keep her.

  • And is it the likes of Captain Ussher as'll be good frinds to him?

British Dictionary definitions for ussher



  1. James. 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar. His system of biblical chronology, which dated the creation at 4004 bc, was for long accepted
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