[chap-muh n] /ˈtʃæp mən/
[mik-ler] /ˈmɪk lər/ (Show IPA), 1864–1945, U.S. ornithologist, museum curator, and author.
George, 1559–1634, English poet, dramatist, and translator.
noun (pl) -men
(archaic) a trader, esp an itinerant pedlar
George 1559–1634, English dramatist and poet, noted for his translation of Homer
“peddler, itinerant tradesman,” Middle English form of Old English ceapman “tradesman,” from West Germanic compound *kaupman- (cf. Old High German choufman, German Kauffman, Middle Dutch and Dutch koopman), formed with equivalents of man (n.) + West Germanic *kaup- (cf. Old Saxon cop, Old Frisian kap “trade, purchase,” Middle Dutch coop, Dutch koop “trade, market, bargain,” kauf “trader,” Old English ceap “barter, business; a purchase”), from Proto-Germanic *kaupoz- (cf. Danish kjøb “purchase, bargain,” Old Norse kaup “bargain, pay;” cf. also Old Church Slavonic kupiti “to buy,” a Germanic loan-word), probably an early Germanic borrowing from Latin caupo (genitive cauponis) “petty tradesman, huckster,” of unknown origin. Cf. also cheap (adj.).
- Frank dobie
[doh-bee] /ˈdoʊ bi/ noun 1. (James) Frank, 1888–1964, U.S. folklorist, educator, and author.
- Franked investment income
noun 1. (formerly) dividends from one UK company received by another on which the paying company had paid corporation tax so that the receiving company had no corporation tax to pay: discontinued from 1999
noun 1. official mail sent by members of Congress, the vice president, and other authorized officials. Compare 1 (defs 6–9).
Slang. 1. Usually Disparaging. a combining form extracted from (the monster), used especially before a food, and meaning “genetically engineered”: Frankentomatoes; a Frankenfood. 2. this combining form used before something that is a hybrid of disparate parts, and meaning “strange or frightening”: a dangerous Frankenstorm; incredible Frankenpastries. -combining word Designating what is indicated as being […]