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Tancred

[tang-krid] /ˈtæŋ krɪd/
noun
1.
1078?–1112, Norman leader in the first Crusade.
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  • Will you oblige me so far as not to appear in the dress of Tancred to-night?

  • The clerks looked curiously at Jan, for they thought she was Mrs. Tancred.

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  • She was a capital sailor; at least she always told Tancred so.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • The duchess was delighted that Tancred had a companion who interested him.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • Shortly after this, Tancred, attended by Baroni, passed the gate of Sion.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • Every divan in Canobia was open, excepting the rooms of Tancred.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • Now this was the reason that induced Tancred to inquire of Baroni respecting the Ansarey.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • Tancred then inquired after Eva, and Besso led him to his daughter.

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  • Tancred was glad to seize the occasion to visit Hameh and Aleppo on his journey.

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  • I Rest assured, then, that I will never sanction the departure of Tancred on this crusade.'

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for Tancred

Tancred

/ˈtæŋkrɪd/
noun
1.
died 1112, Norman hero of the First Crusade, who played a prominent part in the capture of Jerusalem (1099)
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