Silvester









Silvester


Silvester [sil-ves-ter] Examples noun

  1. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “of the woodland.”

Sylvester I or Silvester I noun

  1. Saint,died a.d. 335, pope 314–335.

Sylvester II or Silvester II noun

  1. Gerbert, died 1003, French ecclesiastic: pope 999–1003.

Silvester I noun

  1. Sylvester I.

Silvester II noun

  1. Sylvester II.

Examples from the Web for silvester Historical Examples of silvester

  • With that hateful Captain Silvester lying in wait to—to make love to me!

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories

    Ethel M. Dell

  • “I choose Miss Silvester,” she said—with a special emphasis laid on the name.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • A flush appeared on the delicate paleness of Miss Silvester’s face.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • As he made the reply, Miss Silvester appeared at the entrance to the summer-house.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • Have you heard what Blanche has been saying to me about Miss Silvester?

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • British Dictionary definitions for silvester Sylvester II noun

    1. original name Gerbert of Aurillac. c. 940–1003 ad, French ecclesiastic and scholar; pope (999–1003): noted for his achievements in mathematics and astronomy

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