Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Howard, Catherine 1520?-1542. Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII (1540-1542). She was accused of adultery and subsequently executed.
  • Howard, Henry. First Earl of Surrey. 1517?-1547. English poet and soldier remembered for his sonnets and his translations of two books of Virgil's Aeneid. In 1547 he was falsely charged with treason and executed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred back from the surname. Short form: Howie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
  • n. Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)

Etymologies

Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard"), also from Germanic hug ("heart,mind") + ward ("guard"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • HOWARD, Green Bay Packers - Howard picked the grandest of stages to carve out his niche in

    NFL Super Bowl MVP Thumbnails XXXI-XLII

  • HOWARD 2006, FACT/Monkeybrain Books which honored Howard in the 100th anniversary of his birth.

    Archive 2009-05-24

  • It seemed that the initial run of HOWARD THE DUCK ended almost as soon as it hit its stride, and its second incarnation under Gerber was forced by the looming shadow of Disney to evolve into a bizarre mutant strain of its original self, with Howard becoming a rather ratty-looking mouse.

    Steve Gerber: Gone from a World He Never Made

  • LILLY ANN SANCHEZ, HOWARD K. STERN ` S ATTORNEY: Howard will make his own comments in due time.

    CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2007

  • LILLY ANN SANCHEZ, LAWYER FOR HOWARD K. STERN: Hi, good evening, A.J. HAMMER: So after the autopsy results were just released, and they showed that Anna Nicole died of an accidental overdose, we saw you hold this news conference where you really took on everybody who has possibly suggest that Howard had anything to do with Anna Nicole ` s death.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2007

  • JAMES NEAVITT, ATTORNEY FOR HOWARD K. STERN: Well, today we had our hearing regarding whether or not Mr. Birkhead's request to join Howard is going to happen.

    CNN Transcript Mar 13, 2007

  • BONNIE STERN, HOWARD K. STERN'S SISTER: I think that there are some people that are getting together that are trying to create a kind of conspiracy that basically is portraying Howard to be the bad guy or the controller of the situation, and that's not the case.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2007

  • JAMES NEAVITT, HOWARD K. STERN ` S ATTORNEY: Howard ` s concerned about his daughter.

    CNN Transcript Apr 3, 2007

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 9: 30 a.m. HOWARD. S.D. - A company that makes and repairs wind turbine blades is laying off about one-third of the work force at its plant in Howard, S.D. Knight and Carver vice president Gary Kanaby said Wednesday that 16 of the 55 workers at the plant will be laid off this week and that other layoffs are possible.

    Fore, right!

  • G. WASHING.ON 81, HOWARD 63 Damian Hollis scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half as host G.orge Washington (10-3) used a 16-6 run to pull away against Howard (1-13).

    NYT > Home Page

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