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  1. Sir James George,1854–1941, Scottish anthropologist: writer of socio-anthropological studies.
  2. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for frazer

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Frazer plays it slow, and with an expression that quite charms me.

    The Letters of Robert Burns

    Robert Burns

  • Sir,—Give me leave to recommend the bearer, Mr. Frazer, to your notice and regard.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler

  • See the authorities cited by Frazer in Totemism and Exogamy.

  • I suppose you'll be wanting to join dear Mr. Frazer in a highball; you're such a pet of his.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

  • It was plain that he was known as a belligerent, a supporter of Professor Frazer.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

British Dictionary definitions for frazer


  1. Sir James George . 1854–1941, Scottish anthropologist; author of many works on primitive religion, and magic, esp The Golden Bough (1890)
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