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  1. Sir Charles Stanley,4th Viscount Monck, 1st Baron Monck, 1819–94, British colonial administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of Canada 1861–68.
  2. Also Monk. George,1st Duke of Albermarle and Earl of Torrington, 1608–70, English general.
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Historical Examples of monck

  • Monck stretched a hand to his companion, and they ascended side by side.

    The Lamp in the Desert

    Ethel M. Dell

  • The door in front of her suddenly opened, and she was face to face with Monck himself.

  • He stood back with dignity that Monck might pass, but Monck stood still.

  • Other men felt the same uncertainty in connection with Monck.

  • "Some women don't go in for that sort of thing," commented Monck dryly.

British Dictionary definitions for monck


  1. George. 1st Duke of Albemarle. 1608–70, English general. In the Civil War he was a Royalist until captured (1644) and persuaded to support the Commonwealth. After Cromwell's death he was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II (1660)
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