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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There was once a man called Frederick: he had a wife whose name was Catherine, and they had not long been married.
Hie to the presence to attend the Emperor.-- Good Frederick, see the rooms be voided straight: His majesty is coming to the hall; Go back, and see the state in readiness.
Frederick Bullock, Esq., of the house of Bullock, Hulker, and Bullock, had married Maria Osborne, not without a great deal of difficulty and grumbling on Mr.
Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Fred- erick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland.
Morland -- sorry that anyone you love should be unhappy; but my surprise would be greater at Frederick's marrying her than at any other part of the story."
Fairlie, the elder, died and left three sons, Philip, Frederick, and Arthur.
'Lord Frederick Verisopht, my niece, Miss Nickleby.'
I have arranged the whole plan in my head: and all I want is to persuade Frederick to be of the same mind as myself.
Anna Pavlovna waited for him to go on, but as he seemed quite decided to say no more she began to tell of how at Potsdam the impious Bonaparte had stolen the sword of Frederick the Great.
Well, this Miss Louisa, we all thought, you know, was to marry Frederick. He was courting her week after week.
My brother is William Dorrit; I am Frederick. You say you have seen her at your mother's (I know your mother befriends her), you have felt an interest in her, and you wish to know what she does here.
We will begin at the time when the subject of the Colonies first showed a tendency to creep menacingly into the daily chit-chat of his Uncle Frederick.