• synonyms


or Ush·er

  1. James,1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ussher

Historical Examples

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

    The Macdermots of Ballycloran

    Anthony Trollope

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

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

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

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

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
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012