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Frobisher

[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-] /ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ-/
noun
1.
Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
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  • "The nicest stable of horses in the whole country," echoed Frobisher.

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  • "And such a hunting country for you," said Frobisher, in ecstasy.

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  • Frobisher took out his memorandum-book and wrote something with a pencil.

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  • "Take you two to one it's not at Leonard's," said Frobisher.

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  • I suppose, if it's Frobisher, or any of them, you'd rather not be bored?

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  • "It is meant for fact," said Frobisher, with a steady coolness in his air and accent.

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  • "He's in for it," muttered Frobisher, as Linton seated himself at his side.

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  • "Lady Charles is most grateful, sir," said Frobisher, with a cold sneer.

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  • This was the last Arctic voyage in which Frobisher took part.

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Frobisher

/ˈfrəʊbɪʃə/
noun
1.
Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island
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