Origin of websterMiddle English from Old English webbestre, feminine of webba, weaver from Old English from webb: see web and -ster
- An example of Webster is the last name of the head coach for the New York Giants from 1969 to 1973.
- An example of Webster is the author of the American Dictionary of the English Language, published in 1828.
Webster is a male name, common last name, or a dictionary published in the United States by Noah Webster.
Obs. a weaver
a masculine name
Origin of Webstersee webster
- any of the dictionaries succeeding or adapted from that dictionary first published in the U.S. by Noah Webster in 1828
- Informal any American dictionary of the English languagealso Web′ster's
- 1782-1852; U.S. statesman & orator
- 1580?-1625?; Eng. dramatist
- 1758-1843; U.S. lexicographer
A weaver of cloth.
Origin of websterMiddle English from Old English webbestre feminine of webba weaver from webb web ; see webh- in Indo-European roots.
- (now historical) A weaver (originally, specifically female).
- "Mr. Jones," was Jack Webster, a local realtor, who was apparently having an affair with the wife of a city council member.
- There are mineral springs, mostly medicinal waters, in Greenbrier, Summers, Webster, Ohio and Preston counties.
- On American Presbyterianism, see Charles Hodge, Constitutional History of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America,1706-1788(2 vols., Philadelphia, 1839-1840); Records of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America from 1706 to 1788 (ibid., 1841); Richard Webster, History of the Presbyterian Church in America (ibid., 1858); E.
- With Thomas Dekker he wrote The Fairy Knight and The Bristowe Merchant (licensed in 1624, but both unpublished), with John Webster A late Murther of the Sonne upon the Mother (licensed in 1624).
- The academy is one of the foremost secondary schools in the country, and among its alumni have been Daniel Webster, Edward Everett, Lewis Cass (born in Exeter in a house still standing), John Parker Hale, George Bancroft, Jared Sparks, John Gorham Palfrey, Richard Hildreth and Francis Bowen.