[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA), 1858–1942, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.
any of several nonvenomous, chiefly tropical constrictors of the family Boidae, having vestigial hind limbs at the base of the tail.
a scarf or stole of feathers, fur, or fabric.
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Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)
any large nonvenomous snake of the family Boidae, most of which occur in Central and South America and the Caribbean. They have vestigial hind limbs and kill their prey by constriction
a woman’s long thin scarf, usually of feathers or fur
German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures.
basic ordering agreement
beginning of activity
given to or characterized by boasting. Contemporary Examples Redford Takes on Rahm in the Furious Blur of ‘Chicagoland’ Tim Teeman March 5, 2014 Mitt Romney’s Delusions of Victory Matt Latimer November 2, 2012 10 Most Outrageous Scandals Samuel P. Jacobs March 6, 2010 The Myth of the Central Park Five Edward Conlon October 18, 2014 […]
to speak with exaggeration and excessive pride, especially about oneself. to speak with pride (often followed by of): He boasted of his family’s wealth. to speak of with excessive pride or vanity: He boasts himself a genius. to be proud in the possession of: The town boasts a new school. a thing boasted of; a […]
a person who boasts or brags. a chisel for boasting stone. Historical Examples Penrod Booth Tarkington Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete Lewis Goldsmith Historic Boyhoods Rupert Sargent Holland Cattle and Cattle-breeders William M’Combie Lords of the North A. C. Laut IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris Under Fire Charles King Cleopatra H. […]
given to or characterized by boasting. Historical Examples The International Spy Allen Upward Jewel Clara Louise Burnham The Crossing Winston Churchill A Set of Six Joseph Conrad The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner Greener Than You Think Ward Moore The Trail Boys on the Plains Jay Winthrop Allen The Seventh Regiment George L. Wood The […]