- a weaver.
Origin of webster
- Daniel,1782–1852, U.S. statesman and orator.
- John,c1580–1625?, English dramatist.
- Margaret,1905–72, British stage director, producer, and actress, born in the U.S.
- Noah,1758–1843, U.S. lexicographer and essayist.
- William H(edg·cock) [hej-kok] /ˈhɛdʒˌkɒk/, born 1924, U.S. judge and government official: director of the FBI 1978–87 and of the CIA 1987–91.
- a city in central Massachusetts.
- Also Web·ster's. Informal. a dictionary of the English language.
- Informal. a dictionary of the English language, especially American English, such as Dictionary.com.
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Contemporary Examples of webster
Of the three nominated, Webster did the best, receiving 12 votes, Gohmert and Yoho received three and two votes, respectively.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup
Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich
January 6, 2015
But, together, Webster, Clay, and Calhoun delayed the Civil War for 40 years.Election Day Is Scarier Than Halloween
P. J. O’Rourke
November 1, 2014
The worst of it comes after the gunman delivers a final blow and departs this small grocery store on Webster Avenue in the Bronx.
He hurried back and learned that a group of young men had come in after filming a rap video out on Webster Avenue.
Every chapter is headed with a brief quote from a Jacobean revenge tragedy by the likes of Webster, Kyd, or Jonson.Speed Read: J.K. Rowling Pens Another Winner With ‘The Silkworm’
June 13, 2014
Historical Examples of webster
Dan'l Webster opened one eye, closed it and relapsed into slumber.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Upon that day, therefore, Prof. Webster will undoubtedly be hung.
Webster was half wild with the tumult of the great campaign.
It was not a time for small dealings, and Webster rose to the occasion.
Immediately the office of Webster & Co. was warm with affairs.
- an archaic word for weaver (def. 1)
Word Origin for webster
- Daniel. 1782–1852, US politician and orator
- John. ?1580–?1625, English dramatist, noted for his revenge tragedies The White Devil (?1612) and The Duchess of Malfi (?1613)
- Noah. 1758–1843, US lexicographer, famous for his American Dictionary of the English Language (1828)