What does the word Hidalgo mean?

Usage examples for Hidalgo

  1. There is a smoothness of skin, a richness in colour, and a noble " hidalgo" expression in their round black eyes that is rare in other countries. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Don Quixote, on the contrary, speaks the language of culture, of the higher classes, and in the solemn gravity of his well- rounded periods, he fairly represents the high- born Hidalgo. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  3. It seems to be conscious of its want of usefulness for food or shade, yet has a dignity of its own, a pride of unmixed blood and royal descent- the hidalgo of the soil. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana