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Definition of "talbot" []

  • An mks unit of luminous energy, exactly corresponding to the SI lumen second. (noun)
  • A type of hound once used for hunting and tracking (noun)

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Use "talbot" in a sentence
  • "The Talbot, which was once the Dog (but a talbot is a dog always), is a house of imposing squareness."
  • "` ` While I acknowledge my obligation to you, sir, for the restoration of the badge of our family, I cannot but marvel that you have nowhere established your own crest, whilk is, I believe, a mastive, anciently called a talbot; as the poet has it,"
  • "'While I acknowledge my obligation to you, sir, for the restoration of the badge of our family, I cannot but marvel that you have nowhere established your own crest, whilk is, I believe, a mastiff, anciently called a talbot; as the poet has it,"