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  1. Frie·drich Gott·lieb [free-drikh gawt-leep] /ˈfri drɪx ˈgɔt lip/, 1724–1803, German poet.
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Historical Examples

  • Do you know you are as bad tempered as Klopstock, the carpenter?

    The Young Franc Tireurs

    G. A. Henty

  • It was to Denmark likewise that Klopstock owed the means of completing his Messias.

  • The same song of Mary was read at the public funeral of Klopstock.

  • In his odes Klopstock had more scope for his peculiar talent.

  • Kretschmann, and not Klopstock, is responsible for most of the nonsense.

    Ossian in Germany

    Rudolf Tombo

British Dictionary definitions for klopstock


  1. Friedrich Gottlieb (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈɡɔtliːp). 1724–1803, German poet, noted for his religious epic Der Messias (1748–73) and for his odes
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