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Frobisher

[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-]
noun
  1. Sir Martin,1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
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Historical Examples of frobisher

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

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • "The nicest stable of horses in the whole country," echoed Frobisher.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

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

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

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

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

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

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for frobisher

Frobisher

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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