Krupp

[kruhp; German kroo p]
noun
  1. Al·fred [al-frid; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɪd; German ˈɑl freɪt/, 1812–87, German industrialist and manufacturer of armaments.
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Krupp

noun
  1. a German family of steel and armaments manufacturers, including Alfred, 1812–87, his son Friedrich Alfred, 1854–1902, and the latter's son-in-law, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, 1870–1950
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Krupp

n.

1883, gun made at the armaments works in Essen, Germany, founded by German metallurgist Alfred Krupp (1812-1887).

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