Harry Hotspur

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Harry Hotspur English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
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Usage

In literature:

At noon I think he went and saw Polly, for he and Harry came to the stable together, harnessed Hotspur, and took him out.
"Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell
You were with young Hotspur and the rest that set on the poor townsmen, and Harry made small distinction of persons!
"The Caged Lion" by Charlotte M. Yonge
She had to be wooed after all; a Harry Hotspur's wooing.
"Beauchamp's Career, Complete" by George Meredith
First Hotspur, then prim Worcester harried us.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
Hotspur, Sir Harry, 78, 82.
"An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)" by Robert S. Rait
In course of time came Harry Hotspur, whose sword, which he swung at the Battle of Shrewsbury, is kept at Petworth House.
"Highways & Byways in Sussex" by E.V. Lucas
Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite.
"Publisher's Advertising (1872)" by Anonymous
First Hotspur, then prim Worcester harried us.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
John Forsyth, already acknowledged one of the ablest of southern leaders, was a veritable Harry Hotspur.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
When the spring-time came, Sir Harry Hotspur with his wife and daughter, went up to London.
"Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite" by Anthony Trollope
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