John, 1667–1735, Scottish satirist and physician: friend of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift.
“It’s all there all round,” he had said to Arbuthnot more than once.
Mr. Scarborough’s Family Anthony Trollope
Mr. Arbuthnot never will talk when there are people to dinner.
Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
Of the strength of the bond that united the two men, and the admiration felt by Arbuthnot for Burton, she had little idea.
The Life of Sir Richard Burton Thomas Wright
I have read his life by Arbuthnot, it is in the library of our college.
The Romany Rye George Borrow
Clinton, toward the close of the year, embarked with a formidable force in Arbuthnot’s fleet, and sailed for South Carolina.
History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia Charles Campbell
Arbuthnot was hanged from the yardarm of his own schooner; Ambrister was shot.
Union and Democracy Allen Johnson
Then allow me to ask, Captain Arbuthnot, by what right have you and your troopers assaulted my men?
The Mayor of Troy Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Hither also came “Steele, Arbuthnot and many other wits of the time.”
All About Coffee William H. Ukers
The Arbuthnot mentioned here was Charles, a clergyman, and son of the celebrated physician.
The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10) Alexander Pope
Said to have been first used in the above sense by Arbuthnot.
The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
John. 1667–1735, Scottish physician and satirist: author of The History of John Bull (1712) and, with others, of the Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus (1741)
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an undesirable phenomenon, occurring in rectifier tubes, in which current flows in the reverse direction, from anode to cathode, as a result of arcing, limiting the usable voltage of the tube.