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Cuthbert is an English first name and surname. Cuthbert may refer to:

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Others

  • Cuthbert (Microdeal), computer game character and the company mascot of the software company Microdeal
  • "Cuthbert", World War II Allied spy Virginia Hall's nickname for her prosthetic leg

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Etymology

Name of early English saints, from Old English cūð (known, famous) + beorht (brilliant).

Proper noun

Singular
Cuthbert

Plural
-

Cuthbert

  1. A male given name.

Quotations

  • 1921 P.G.Wodehouse: Indiscretions of Archie. page 162:
    "What's the first name?" - - -
    "I have a horrible feeling that it's Lancelot!"
    "Good God!" said Archie.
    "It couldn't really be that, could it?"
    Archie looked grave. He hated to to give pain, but he felt he must be honest.
    "It might," he said. "People give their children all sorts of rummy names. My second name's Tracy. And I have a pal in England who was christened Cuthbert De la Hay Horace. Fortunately everyone calls him Stinker."







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