Butcher Cumberland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Butcher Cumberland English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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Usage

In literature:

Sir John Cope was no Butcher Cumberland.
"Adventures among Books" by Andrew Lang
I myself was a witness of one incident which touches the butcher of Cumberland nearly.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
William, Duke of Cumberland, afterwards known as the "Butcher of Culloden," was the first knight under the new rules.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
I am not one of the Butcher Cumberland's officers.
"Parson Kelly" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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