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 (ro͞o′pərt), Prince 1619-1682.
German-born English military and political leader who was the dominant Royalist figure during the English Civil War.

Rupert

(ˈruːpət)
n
(Biography) Prince. 1619–82, German-born nephew of Charles I: Royalist general during the Civil War (until 1646) and commander of the Royalist fleet (1648–50). After the Restoration he was an admiral of the English fleet in wars against the Dutch

Rupert

(ˈruːpət)
n
(Military) military derogatory slang a junior officer in the British army
[from association of this forename with high social class in Britain ]
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Noun1.Rupert - English leader (born in Germany) of the Royalist forces during the English Civil War (1619-1682)Rupert - English leader (born in Germany) of the Royalist forces during the English Civil War (1619-1682)
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Rupert's Cavaliers were every bit as particular about their lace collars and frills as the lady whose pretty limbs once warmed this cambric.
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After I left you yesterday evening, Harry, I dressed, had some dinner at that little Italian restaurant in Rupert Street you introduced me to, and went down at eight o'clock to the theatre.
"My father he run his packet, an' she was a kind o' pinkey, abaout fifty ton, I guess, - the Rupert, - he run her over to Greenland's icy mountains the year ha'af our fleet was tryin' after cod there.
Rupert! His lordship's chambers-show his lordship to them!
'Tell him that Rupert Morrison rang up to ask what he was to do with all this great stack of music that's arrived.
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WHAT is the link between Liverpool's 1950s to 1970s political champion Bessie Braddock; football's 1928 prince of 60 goals William Ralph 'Dixie' Dean; renowned Toffee Lady Molly Bushell - and a rather glamorous looking 1600s German called Prince Rupert of the Rhine?
1ANOTHER COUNTRY (1984) AN EARLY film role loosely based on the public school life of spy Guy Burgess which saw Rupert appearing in the role he first played on stage.
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