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[her-ik] /ˈhɛr ɪk/
Robert, 1591–1674, English poet.
Robert, 1868–1938, U.S. novelist. Unabridged
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  • In one word, Herrick, in a rare and special sense, is unique.

  • And then Herrick, the day before, was going about seventy miles an hour when he collapsed.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • Even the gayest of our lyrists, Herrick, has something to say about that flower that is as powerful as a sermon.

  • Stop,” he said; “fetch up two more men and a lantern, Herrick.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • Early in the day he sent men, under Nichols and Herrick, to get into the rear of Baum's position.

    Hero Tales From American History Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt
  • There are twenty fathoms of water out there, Herrick, and the man could not rise.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • You did not go out to rescue Captain Herrick simply because you—let us say, cared for him?

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • Like to try whether either of the others will bite, Mr Herrick?

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • Herrick did not answer, but stood with bowed head as she passed out of the room.

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  • You can all take a sleep, my lads; Mr Herrick and I will keep watch.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for Herrick


Robert. 1591–1674, English poet. His chief work is the Hesperides (1648), a collection of short, delicate, sacred, and pastoral lyrics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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