American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Wilbur, Richard Purdy Born 1921. American poet whose works, including Things of This World (1956), adhere to formal conventions of rhyme and meter.
- From an Old English female given name Wilburh, from wil ("will") + burh ("fortress"). (Wiktionary)
“HISTORIC AVIATION DEMONSTRATION, for all ages, a vintage-aircraft construction demonstration in Wilbur's Hangar. 1 p.m.,”
“QQ: When it comes to pigs in literature, E.B. White's Wilbur is at the top of everyone's list.”
“SARATOGA SPRINGS - John Wilbur is looking forward to meeting U.S. Sen. John McCain when he visits the Spa City next week.”
“There was small pushing connected with a actuality which Alabama was now as integrated as Notre Dame, with a likes of group captain Wilbur Jackson, John Mitchell, as great as Croom.”
“I suppose Charlotte's Web doesn't count, because Wilbur is the protagonist, not Charlotte.”
“Wilbur is mistaken, however, in assuming that the Kehlstein House was the same structure as the Berghof.”
“Wilbur is a Danish-Scottish co-production, between Danish outfit Zentropa and Glaswegian company Sigma Films.”
“She was Gloria Tarwater Sellander of Petaluma, California, granddaughter of Martin Wilbur Tarwater, the actual namesake of the immortal John Tarwater of Jack London's story.”
“When Wilbur is born, he is the runt of the litter, so Fern’s father plans to kill him right away.”
“I felt like Charlotte’s Web when she called Wilbur “some pig” and the townspeople think it’s a miracle.”
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