Associations to the word «Walpole»


WALPOLE, proper noun. An English habitational surname​ from either of two places in Norfolk and Suffolk.
WALPOLE, proper noun. Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, English politician and writer.
WALPOLE, proper noun. The name of several towns or cities.

Dictionary definition

WALPOLE, noun. English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797).
WALPOLE, noun. Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats