Definition of Herbert

1. Noun. United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924).

Exact synonyms: Victor Herbert
Generic synonyms: Musician

Definition of Herbert

1. Proper noun. (Germanic male given name). In modern use partly transferred back from the surname. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Noun. (slang punk subculture) A working-class youth. ¹

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Medical Definition of Herbert

1. Herbert, English ophthalmic surgeon, 1865-1942. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herbert

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Herb Simon
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Herbert Alexander Simon
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Herbert Kitchener
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Literary usage of Herbert

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1. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Izaak Walton (1909)
"GEORGE herbert GEORGE herbert was born the third day of April, ... The father of our George was Richard herbert, the son of Edward herbert, Knight, ..."

2. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"(herbert Railton) 97 The Gascoigne Tomb, Harewood Church. (GP Rhodes) 96 (GP Rhodes) 101 ... (GP Rhodes) . 245 The Market Cross and Stocks, Ripley. (herbert ..."

3. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1897)
"3ti Charles Street, Berkeley Square, W. herbert, Lady Mary, oc of late Earl of Kerry, (fs of 3rd Marquis of Lansdowne); widow of Kt. Hon. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Clay had sold three fourths of the ship to Cooke, and one fourth to Philip herbert. The ship was taken up by the East India Company ; and her outfit, ..."

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