webster

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web·ster

noun \ˈweb-stər\

Definition of WEBSTER

archaic
:  weaver 1

Origin of WEBSTER

Middle English, from Old English webbestre female weaver, from webbian to weave; akin to Old English wefan to weave
First Known Use: 12th century

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, wordsmith

Web·ster

biographical name \ˈweb-stər\

Definition of WEBSTER

Daniel 1782–1852 Am. statesman & orator

Webster

biographical name

Definition of WEBSTER

John ca 1580–ca 1625 Eng. dram.

Webster

biographical name

Definition of WEBSTER

Noah 1758–1843 Am. lexicographer & author

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