the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787.
(often lowercase) any group of founders:
the town’s founding fathers.
A general name for male American patriots during the Revolutionary War, especially the signers of the Declaration of Independence and those who drafted the Constitution. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington were all Founding Fathers.
[found-ling] /ˈfaʊnd lɪŋ/ noun 1. an infant or small child found abandoned; a child without a known parent or guardian. /ˈfaʊndlɪŋ/ noun 1. an abandoned infant whose parents are not known n. “deserted infant,” c.1300, from Middle English founden “found,” past participle of finden (see find (v.)) + diminutive suffix -ling. Cf. Dutch vondeling, German […]
noun 1. an institutional home for foundlings.
noun 1. a natural or manufactured object that is perceived as being aesthetically satisfying and exhibited as such. noun 1. another name for objet trouvé
noun 1. a composition made by combining fragments of such printed material as newspapers, signs, or menus, and rearranging them into the form of a poem.