Macbeth

noun Mac·beth \ mək-ˈbeth , mak- \

Definition of Macbeth

: a Scottish general who is the protagonist of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth

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circa 1606

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Macbeth

biographical name Mac·beth \ mək-ˈbeth \

Definition of Macbeth

died 1057 king of Scotland (1040–57)

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