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Bart

[bahrt] /bɑrt/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Bartholomew, Bartlett, or Bartram.

Bart.

1.

Starr

[stahr] /stɑr/
noun
1.
Belle (Myra Belle Shirley) 1848–89, U.S. outlaw and folk hero.
2.
Bryan Bartlett ("Bart") born 1934, U.S. football player.
3.
Ringo (Richard Starkey) born 1940, English musician, drummer for the Beatles.
4.
a male or female given name.
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  • For a few minutes after receiving this information Bart was busy thinking.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • "I guess there's enough in the club treasury for a little spread," said Bart.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • Merriwell admitted, as he stepped into place with Bart's gun.

    Frank Merriwell's Reward Burt L. Standish
  • "I know," answered Bart, for he had a habit of teasing his sister.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • The medic went stiffly through the door, and Vorongil stood gazing down at Bart, shaking his yellowed crest.

    The Colors of Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for Bart

Bart

/bɑːt/
noun
1.
Lionel. 1930–99, British composer and playwright. His musicals include Oliver (1960)

Bart.

abbreviation
1.
Baronet

Starr

/stɑː/
noun
1.
(Myra) Belle. 1848–89, US outlaw, a famous rustler of horses and cattle
2.
Ringo, original name Richard Starkey. born 1940, British rock musician; drummer (1962–70) with the Beatles
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Word Origin and History for Bart

bart.

abbreviation of baronet. Attested from c.1771.

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Related Abbreviations for Bart

BART

1.
Bay Area Rapid Transit
2.
best available retrofit technology

Bart.

baronet
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