Examples from the Web for walter
For as much as Walter was a maniac, he was at the forefront of printing art.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
He then added, unhelpfully, “All English writers are the same; Walter Scott excepted, all lack a plot.”
Earlier this year, 78-year-old Walter Williams found himself in a similar predicament.
Rep. Walter Jones, an antiwar Republican, was one of the few to give voice to the problem.The Pentagon Is Officially Clueless About the ISIS War|Tim Mak|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She started to pick busily, while Walter, taking the fish that had been cleaned, began to broil them over the fire.The Motor Girls in the Mountains|Margaret Penrose
Among these proofs was also a hastily-scribbled note from Walter that solved the mystery of John Clive's death.The Bittermeads Mystery|E. R. Punshon
"Well, I am taking a little rest from my labors," said Walter.Walter Sherwood's Probation|Horatio Alger
The hotel-keeper, a stout Alsatian, was a talkative person, and told Walter nearly all he wished to know.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
The nave is the oldest part,” said the cicerone, “built about 1135 by Walter Le Bec.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
British Dictionary definitions for walter
Word Origin and History for walter
masc. proper name, from Old North French Waltier (Old French Gautier), of Germanic origin; cf. Old High German Walthari, Walthere, literally "ruler of the army," from waltan "to rule" (see wield) + hari "host, army" (see harry). Walter Mitty (1939) is from title character in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by U.S. short story writer James Thurber (1894-1961).