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noun Arthurian Romance.
  1. king of Britain and father of Arthur.
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Also called U·ther Pen·drag·on.
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Examples from the Web for uther

Historical Examples

  • He heard a voice which said, "This is not our king; this is not the son of Uther."

    King Arthur and His Knights

    Maude L. Radford

  • And the children of Hengist are traitors and rebels—not the heirs of Ambrosius and Uther.

    Harold, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • The smallest was hurled first, and Uther pitched it one hundred feet.

  • Aurelius and Uther, he committed to the care of Guethelin for their education.

  • He's uther got to go back'ards or forrerds, or jump sideways.

    The Bishop and the Boogerman

    Joel Chandler Harris

British Dictionary definitions for uther


Uther Pendragon

  1. (in Arthurian legend) a king of Britain and father of Arthur
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