Frederick


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Fred•er•ick

(ˈfrɛd rɪk, -ər ɪk)

n.

Fred•er•ick

(ˈfrɛd rɪk, -ər ɪk)
n.
1. Frederick I,
a. ( “Frederick Barbarossa” ) 1123?–90, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1152–90.
b. 1194–1250, king of Sicily 1198–1212: as Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1215–50.
c. 1657–1713, king of Prussia 1701–13 (son of Frederick William, the Great Elector).
2. Frederick II,
b. ( “Frederick the Great” ) 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
3. Frederick III,
a. 1415–93, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1452–93; as Frederick IV, king of Germany 1440–93.
b. ( “the Wise” ) 1463–1525, elector of Saxony 1486–1525: protector of Martin Luther.
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Noun1.Frederick - a town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore
Free State, Maryland, Old Line State, MD - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Frederick

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Yes, sir," said the butler, "but, Master Frederick, your father left orders--"
and the Doge Ziani, the Conqueror of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa"; you see, the title is actually utilized to help divert attention from the Trunk; thus, as I say, nothing suggests the presence of the Trunk, by any hint, yet everything studiedly leads up to it, step by step.
In the month of August, 1841, I attended an anti- slavery convention in Nantucket, at which it was my happiness to become acquainted with FREDERICK DOUGLASS, the writer of the following Narrative.
Henry and Frederick Lynn are very dashing sparks indeed; and Colonel Dent is a fine soldierly man.
Frederick the Great was accustomed to say: "The older one gets the more convinced one becomes that his Majesty King Chance does three-quarters of the business of this miserable universe.
Mazarin was as fond of fine soldiers as, in later times, Frederick of Prussia used to be.
Very soon after this embarrassing explanation, Julia received a letter from her friend that was in no way distinguishable from the rest, except that it contained the real name of Regulus, which she declared to be Henry Frederick St.
They possessed all the gravity of the latter, without any of their phlegm; and like them, the “High Dutchers” were industrious, honest, and economical, Fritz, or Frederick Hartmann, was an epitome of all the vices and virtues, foibles and excellences, of his race.
Sir Henry thought the duke not equal to Frederick, but that was because Sir Henry wanted the part himself; whereas it was certainly in the best hands of the two.
He was not Mr Wentworth, the former curate of Monkford, however suspicious appearances may be, but a Captain Frederick Wentworth, his brother, who being made commander in consequence of the action off St Domingo, and not immediately employed, had come into Somersetshire, in the summer of 1806; and having no parent living, found a home for half a year at Monkford.
said she, 'what shall I do to keep Frederick from seeing all this slopping about?