Definition of Howard

1. Noun. English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943).

2. Noun. Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542).
Exact synonyms: Catherine Howard
Generic synonyms: Queen

Definition of Howard

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

2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Germanic), transferred back from the surname. Short form: Howie. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howard

House of York
Houses of Parliament
Housing and Urban Development
Houssay animal
Houssay syndrome
Houston's folds
Houston's valves
Houston, we have a problem
Hout Bay
Howard (current term)
Howard Carter
Howard Florey
Howard Hughes
Howard Lindsay
Howard Robard Hughes
Howard test
Howell-Jolly bodies
Howell unit

Literary usage of Howard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Who's who: An Annual Biographical Dictionary by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1898)
"Howard, Henry CB; British Minister to the Hague sluice 1896; h. ... a. of late Henry Howard, Corby Castle, amid his 2nd wife, ..."

2. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1904)
"62 i 28 Howard, Theophilus, 2nd Earl of Suffolk : for 32 July read 14 July 87 ... 256 61 ii 9 fe Howard, Thomas, 3rd Duke of Norfolk : for he joined read he ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"World Outl 2:20 Ap '16 Howard, John Galen, 1864- Country house architecture on the Pacific coast. ... Science n 8 43:733-7 My 26 46 Howard, Wendell Stanton, ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"But Mr. Howard Saunders was a many-sided man, and this Society has to mourn the loss ... Their study was fascinating, and it is probable that young Howard ..."

5. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1903)
"Howard, Eliza Berryman. Two waifs; лг, The autobiography of Christmas and Ocean (a story of ... Howard, Hamilton Gay. Howard's law points to know: a popular ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Pole, Hastings, Somerset, Howard, Gordon, and Cornwallis. ... Pole, Hastings, Somerset, and Howard. - Pole, Hastings, Somerset, and Howard. ..."

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