When [Albert] Hoffman was researching LSD, he was looking for a drug for headaches and migraines.
Albert Murray, 97 Duke Ellington called him “the unsquarest man I know.”
“I'll leave the tip,” Albert says loudly when the check arrives.
masc. proper name, from German (the French form is Aubert), from Old High German Adalbert, cognate of Old English Æþelbeorht "Noble-bright" (which was sometimes metathesized as Æþelbriht, hence the surname Albright). Second element is from Proto-Germanic berhta- "bright," from PIE *bhereg- "to shine; bright, white" (see bright). It also figures in the names Egbert, Gilbert, Herbert, Hubert, Lambert. As a kind of watch chain, from 1861 (see Prince Albert).