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  1. Frank. 1940–93, US rock musician, songwriter, and experimental composer: founder and only permanent member of the Mothers of Invention. His recordings include Freak Out (1966), Hot Rats (1969), and Sheik Yerbouti (1979)
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Historical Examples of zappa

  • “With or without a ransom, as the case may be,” said Zappa, coldly.

    The Pirate of the Mediterranean

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Zappa stood at a distance, contemplating the scene of havoc.

  • “And you,” said Zappa, in the same patois, turning to Bowse.

  • Fleetwood and Colonel Gauntlett both knew the voice of Zappa.

  • “We have done well to come here, Baldo,” observed Zappa to his mate.