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Tancred

[tang-krid]
noun
  1. 1078?–1112, Norman leader in the first Crusade.
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Historical Examples of tancred

  • Will you oblige me so far as not to appear in the dress of Tancred to-night?

    Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • The clerks looked curiously at Jan, for they thought she was Mrs. Tancred.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • Shortly after this, Tancred, attended by Baroni, passed the gate of Sion.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • Every divan in Canobia was open, excepting the rooms of Tancred.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • She was a capital sailor; at least she always told Tancred so.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli


British Dictionary definitions for tancred

Tancred

noun
  1. died 1112, Norman hero of the First Crusade, who played a prominent part in the capture of Jerusalem (1099)
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