Definitions of Pedro

  1. The five of trumps in certain varieties of auction pitch.

Usage examples for Pedro

  1. We followed the road a long distance over the hot plain, passing San Pedro Jocotepec to our left, and shortly after, struck up the mountain side and had another long and steady climb, until, at last, we reached the crest of all the district. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  2. As soon as one was shot, Pedro paddled towards it, and, taking the shaft and line in his hand, humoured the creature as a fisherman does a salmon, till, exhausted, it rose to the surface, when it was further secured by another arrow shot at it, and then with the two lines easily hauled into the canoe. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. For all the sign he gave, the Indian, Pedro, did not hear Retch's question. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  4. One of the prizes brought home by this purely piratical expedition was a Spanish colonial governor of much fame and dignity, Don Pedro Sarmiento. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  5. At this moment an open breach had almost occurred between Spain and Venice, and the Spanish ambassador at Paris, Don Pedro de Toledo, naturally very irate with Holland, Venice, and even with France, was vehement in his demonstrations. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. Enter Don Pedro in his Masquing Habit. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  7. At length we reached another lake with higher banks, where Pedro told us we would encamp and commence fishing. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. Pedro was in the hall, talking to Mrs. Fisher, and: " Is Inspector Aylesbury here?" – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  9. Once more I say let Pedro Recio get out of this or I'll take this chair I am sitting on and break it over his head. – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  10. " Why, sir- the bear, you know; it wasn't a bear after all," stammered Pedro, in reply. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  11. Pedro must have agreed. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  12. President Pedrosan Pedro was on the radio from Stolgonopolis that night. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  13. " You forget that you have given your consent to my marriage with-" " Ah, yes," Don Pedro smiled gravely. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  14. Margnrite, Pedro, recommended to a command by Columbus; made commander of the fortress of St. Thomas; sends an account of the conduct of his colony, etc. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  15. I'll take Pedro and ride on to Michner's as fast as I can for help. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  16. Pedro was a better- looking fellow than most of his companions, and by the kind way he treated the blacks Terence was inclined to trust him. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. I know nothing about that: I have only your bare word that it is so, Don Pedro. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  18. They were dear old days, for Father Pedro would trust no one with thee but me, and always kept us near him." – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  19. In March, 1534, Pedro de Alvarado, Cortez's gallant lieutenant, who had been rewarded for his services in Mexico by being made governor of Guatemala, landed and marched on Quito, only to discover that it was in Pizarro's territory. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis