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Fitzroy

[fits-roi] /fɪtsˈrɔɪ/
noun
1.
Augustus Henry, 3rd Duke of Grafton
[graf-tuh n,, grahf-] /ˈgræf tən,, ˈgrɑf-/ (Show IPA),
1735–1811, British statesman: prime minister 1768–70.
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  • These are four of the 51 portraits that came out of the project, recently seen at Fitzroy Gallery in New York.

    Get Thee To … Blake Gopnik August 14, 2013
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  • They hailed him, and directed him to drive to Cumberland Hotel, Fitzroy.

    Australia Revenged Boomerang
  • Also, Fitzroy's drum and cone, which show the direction of the expected gale.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Then he hailed a cab, and drove once more to Fitzroy Street.

    Five Tales John Galsworthy
  • Fitzroy offered him the choice, but hinted that he himself preferred a cot.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • Fitzroy told his lordship its story, and that of its unfortunate predecessors.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • Fitzroy, however, made a rapid calculation, and pulled to windward with all his might.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • Fitzroy seated in her, with his hands before his face; the men gloomy and sad.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • How tiresome it was of Fitzroy to insist so much on their neighborly duties!

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • Fitzroy and I do not think him half good enough for you,” she said, very prettily.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey

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