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n.1.A son; - used in compound names, to indicate paternity, esp. of the illegitimate sons of kings and princes of the blood; as, Fitzroy, the son of the king; Fitzclarence, the son of the duke of Clarence.
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I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.
The poor little creature ran into my room quite forgetful of her usual dignity, and crying from her very heart of hearts, "My dear Fitz Jarndyce
said she, putting her hand into her reticule, "I have nothing here but documents, my dear Fitz Jarndyce; I must borrow a pocket handkerchief.
With pleasure, my dear Fitz Jarndyce," she was careful to explain.
Highly indiscreet of me to mention it; but my dear Miss Fitz Jarndyce, I am afraid I am at times (between ourselves, you wouldn't think it) a little--rambling you know," said Miss Flite, touching her forehead.
And what does she tell our young friend but that there has been a lady with a veil inquiring at her cottage after my dear Fitz Jarndyce's health and taking a handkerchief away with her as a little keepsake merely because it was my amiable Fitz Jarndyce's
Very wearing to be always in expectation of what never comes, my dear Fitz Jarndyce
Not what everybody has been talking of, my beloved Fitz Jarndyce
Labeled a "black weirdo" in high school, YouTube star Ari Fitz has never been someone easy to define--and she likes it that way.
Nagase America has purchased specialty chemicals distributor Fitz Chem Corporation.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 24, 2017-Nagase America Acquires Specialty Chemicals Distributor Fitz Chem
M2 PHARMA-August 24, 2017-NAGASE expands US specialty chemicals footprints through acquisition of Fitz Chem