Definition of Bartlett

1. Noun. United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946).




2. Noun. United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905).
Exact synonyms: John Bartlett
Generic synonyms: Publisher

3. Noun. Juicy yellow pear.
Exact synonyms: Bartlett Pear
Generic synonyms: Pear

Definition of Bartlett

1. n. A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called Williams' Bonchrétien. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Definition of Bartlett

1. Proper noun. An English surname, from the pet form of Bartholomew. ¹

2. Noun. A kind of English pear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bartlett

1. A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called Williams' Bonchretien. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester, Massachusetts. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Bartlett

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1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1903)
"bartlett sale, Libbie's, May 19, 1903. (999) $100.00 6292 A Public Defence of the Right of the New Hampshire Grants (so called), on Both Sides Connecticut ..."

2. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1867)
"bartlett (R.) Remarks and Documents relating to the Preservation and ... bartlett (WA) Defence of Washington A. bartlett before the Naval Court of Inquiry. ..."

3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1898)
"Miss Elma bartlett. The Road Problem: (a) How shall our roads be constructed? ... Elma bartlett. The Value cf Feed fed for Milk the Present Winter, Chas. ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1898)
"Benjamin bartlett, prob..dy 8. William bartlett, d. before 1717, leaving dau. Mercy. 4. Sarah bartlett, m. Israel Bradford, 1701. 6. ..."

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