horace


horace

Horace [hawr-is, hor-] EXAMPLES| noun Quintus Horatius Flaccus, 65–8 b.c., Roman poet and satirist. a male given name. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for horace Contemporary Examples of horace

  • Tell me something interesting—preferably funny—about Horace Greeley.

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  • In any case, she was a looker and Horace—with his blue eyes and his sweet-talking ways—won her over.

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  • Old pictures of the couple show Horace decked out in a three-piece suit and diamond rings and Margaret swaddled in furs.

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  • Horace had been playing poker with a mortician, who had put the car up as collateral.

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  • Horace was athletic and clever, known, probably apocryphally, as the fastest cotton picker in Clay County.

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  • Historical Examples of horace

  • Horace Milbrey sits alone in his gloomy, high-ceilinged library.

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  • At the breakfast-table, comfortably near the hearth, sat Horace Milbrey.

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  • In 1772 Horace Walpole compressed the glories of the place into a few sentences. ‘

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  • By the statue of Horace Greeley I stood a moment irresolute.

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  • And he added, “‘Horace was the son of a shopkeeper’—Horace who?”

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  • British Dictionary definitions for horace Horace noun Latin name Quintus Horatius Flaccus. 65–8 bc, Roman poet and satirist: his verse includes the lyrics in the Epodes and the Odes, the Epistles and Satires, and the Ars Poetica Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for horace Horace

    masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Horatius, name of a Roman gens. The poet was Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8 B.C.E.). The form Horatio is influenced by the Italian version of the name, Orazio.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper horace in Culture Horace

    An ancient Roman poet, known for his odes. Horace insisted that poetry should offer both pleasure and instruction.

    The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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