[ froh-bi-sher, frob-i- ]
/ ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ- /
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Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
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Words nearby Frobisher
frizzly, frizzy, Frl., FRN, fro, Frobisher, Frobisher Bay, frock, frock coat, frocking, frock tart
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How to use Frobisher in a sentence
Is there any chance of a final appearance by Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson) before the end?‘Damages’ Premiere: The Creators on That Twist, Julian Assange & The Final Season|Jace Lacob|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Zelman: That was always the intention with the story of Frobisher.Damages' Bloody Finale|Jace Lacob|April 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Martin Frobisher, the English navigator, sailed on his second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage to India.
Martin Frobisher was despatched with three pinnaces to discover a northwest passage, but compelled by the ice to return.
Half the fleet he stationed under Frobisher off the Spanish coast to distract the attention of the Spaniards.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
The failure of Frobisher's quest for gold only drew the nobler spirits engaged in it to plans of colonisation.History of the English People|John Richard Green
Nor must we forget brave Martin Frobisher's fruitless voyages to Greenland in 1576-81.The Spanish Pioneers|Charles F. Lummis
British Dictionary definitions for Frobisher
/ (ˈfrəʊbɪʃə) /
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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