- pertaining to or characteristic of Daniel Webster, his political theories, or his oratory.
- pertaining to or characteristic of Noah Webster or his dictionary.
Origin of Websterian
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Examples from the Web for websterian
In our own Websterian phrase, England was henceforth "one and indivisible."The Quest for a Lost Race
Thomas E. Pickett
She had learned to write a grammatical sentence and spell in the good old Websterian way.Edith and John
Franklin S. Farquhar
Websterian "probabilities" says that is not the derivation of "scale" at all, but no matter.The World on Wheels and Other Sketches
Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Taylor
Toombs was a short, thick, heavy-set man of the Websterian type, and one of the South's most picturesque orators.Under Four Administrations
Oscar S. Straus
I say it in all sincerity; he is a great and good man, a Websterian innkeeper, for he thoroughly understands the constitution.Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk
John Ross Browne