Definition of Mortimer

1. Noun. English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330).

Exact synonyms: Roger De Mortimer
Generic synonyms: Lord, Noble, Nobleman

Definition of Mortimer

1. Proper noun. (surname British from=Old French) ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortimer

Morris chair
Morris column
Morris columns
Morrow's honeysuckle
Morse code
Morse function
Morse functions
Morse theory
Mortimer (current term)
Morton's neuralgia
Morton's neuroma
Morton's plane
Morton's toe
Morus alba
Morus nigra
Morus rubra
Morvan's chorea
Mosaic law

Literary usage of Mortimer

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"Mortimer was a party to the agreement to submit the disputes of king and baron ... But when Leicester repudiated St. Louis's decision, Mortimer took a most ..."

2. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Mortimer. Barry of six az. and or on a chief as the first two palets (sometimes ... William (sou of Roger n) de Mortimer, E. But over all a saltire gu. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"Sir Mortimer BY MARY JOHNSTON Author of " To Have and to Hold." " Prisoners of Hope," Etc. READERS of "To Have and to Hold " will welcome Miss Mary ..."

4. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"Isabella and Mortimer took up their abode in the castle, where Edward also resided. Suspicions were abroad, and the castle was closely guarded by Mortimer's ..."

5. A History of England by James Franck Bright (1889)
"At length, at a Parliament called at Salisbury, to be present at the creation of new peers—when Mortimer was made Earl of March ; Prince John, ..."

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