from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Ontario, Canada, west-southwest of Toronto. It was settled by German Mennonites in 1805.
  • Horatio Herbert,British soldier who led Egyptian troops in the retaking of the Sudan (1898), brought the Boer War (1899–1902) to a conclusion, and served as secretary for war (1914–1916) during World War I.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person employed in a kitchen; the superintendent of a kitchen; a kitchen-purveyor.
  • noun An economical or elaborated cooking-stove or other culinary appliance. Specifically— A special form of stove adapted for cooking, fitted with dampers, and combining ovens, plate-warmers, devices for heating a supply of water, and often many other contrivances.
  • noun A name given to ancient utensils of bronze, such as those found at Pompeii, in which water could be heated and various dishes kept hot at slight expense of fuel. The Naples Museum contains some very elaborate specimens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kitchen servant; a cook.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A surname.
  • proper noun A British earldom
  • proper noun Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British field marshal in the First World War

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

  • noun British field marshal (1850-1916)


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