Definition of Butcher cumberland
1. Noun. English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General
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Literary usage of Butcher cumberland
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1. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"... "butcher" Cumberland.—Ironical elegy on the Prince.— Sketch of the Prince of Wales's character. FREDERICK Louis, eldest son of George the Second and ..."
2. A History of the Four Georges (1900)
"As butcher cumberland he was known while he lived ; as butcher cumberland he will be remembered so long as men remember the " Forty-five" and the horrors ..."
3. A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, by Justin McCarthy (1890)
"As butcher cumberland he was known while he lived ; as butcher cumberland he will be remembered so long as men remember the ' Forty-five' and the horrors ..."