or Ush·er

[ uhsh-er ]

  1. James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.

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How to use Ussher in a sentence

  • Mr. Ussher recently found the bones of this bird near Waterford, which, I believe, is the most southern locality known.

  • Ussher, archbishop of Armagh, also born in Dublin, devoted himself to the study of Irish antiquities.

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  • And every one seems to think this Captain Ussher would be a proper match for her.

  • Feemy was sobbing, and on Ussher offering her his arm to take her from the crowd, took it.

  • Well, Biddy, did you hear Captain Ussher's going away from this intirely?

British Dictionary definitions for Ussher



/ (ˈʌʃə) /

  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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