Franklin

Type: Term Pronunciation: frank′lin Definitions: 1. Benjamin, British-U.S. physicist and statesman, 1706-1790. See: franklinic, Franklin spectacles
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Franklin

A substantial freeholder below the rank of gentleman but above a yeoman , a medieval term.
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Franklin

a freeman or yeoman in later medieval England.
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Franklin

Frank'lin noun [ Middle English frankelein ; confer Late Latin franchilanus . See Frank , adjective ] An English freeholder, or substantial householder. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. « The franklin , a small landholder of those days.» ...
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Franklin

• (a.) An English freeholder, or substantial householder.
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Franklin

county, southern Pennsylvania, U.S., bordered to the south by Maryland and to the west by Tuscarora Mountain. The county, lying almost wholly within ...
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Franklin

county, west-central Maine, U.S. It consists of a mountainous region bordered to the northwest by Quebec, Can. Some of the county`s highest ...
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Franklin

unofficial state (1785–90) of the United States of America, comprising the eastern portion of what is now Tennessee and extending to `unclaimed` ...
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Franklin

city, seat of Venango county, northwest Pennsylvania, U.S., at the junction of French Creek and the Allegheny River, 70 miles (113 km) north of ...
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Franklin

city, seat of Williamson county, central Tennessee, U.S., on the Harpeth River, about 20 miles (32 km) south of Nashville. Settled in 1799 and named ...
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Franklin

city, Merrimack county, central New Hampshire, U.S., at the confluence of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee rivers (there forming the Merrimack). ...
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Franklin

county, northwestern Massachusetts, U.S., bordered by New Hampshire and Vermont to the north. It consists of a mountainous, forested region bisected ...
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Franklin

county, northwestern Vermont, U.S. It is bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north, Lake Champlain to the west, and the Green Mountains to the east. ...
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Franklin

county, northeastern New York state, U.S., bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north and mostly occupied by Adirondack Park (1892), one of the largest ...
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Franklin

[given name] Franklin is an English given name for males. It is of English coming from the medieval English Frankeleyn, coming from the Anglo-Franco fraunclein. Its meaning is landowner of free but not noble origin. ==Related names== ...
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Franklin

[tree] Franklin is a giant sequoia in Giant Forest, a sequoia grove where the largest tree in the world lives - the General Sherman. The Franklin tree is the eighth largest giant sequoia in the world. It was named by Wendell Flint after Benjamin Franklin. Nearby trees include the Washington Tree which was once the second largest tree in the...
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Franklin

[New Zealand electorate] Franklin was a rural New Zealand parliamentary electorate. It existed from 1861 to 1996 during four periods. ==Population centres== The original electorate from 1861 to 1881 included the South Auckland towns of Papatoetoe, Papakura, Pukekohe and Waiuku, and west of Waiuku to the West Coast. When reconstituted in 189...
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Franklin

HMS Franklin was a British unarmed surveying warship of 830 tons displacement launched in 1937. HMS Franklin was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 17 knots and carried a complement of 80.
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Franklin

Franklin, river: see Gordon, river.
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Franklin

In feudal times a franklin was an owner of freehold land. The position was roughly equivalent to that of a country squire, but later the franklin became more a yeoman farmer farming his own land.
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Franklin

Franklin is a variety of apple.
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Franklin

[class] The term franklin denotes a member of a social class or rank in England in the 12th to 15th centuries. In the period when Middle English was in use, a franklin was simply a freeman; that is, a man who was not a serf, in the feudal system under which people were tied to land which they did not own, in bondage to a member of the nobil...
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Franklin

[crater] The rim of Franklin is generally circular, with a pair of outward bulges in the western wall. The inner wall is terraced, and there is a central peak at the midpoint of the floor. A narrow cleft runs to the west-southwest across the floor, passing to the north of the central peak. ==Satellite craters== By convention these features ...
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Franklin

[Peanuts] Franklin Armstrong is a character in the long-running comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz. Introduced on July 31, 1968, Franklin was the first African-American character in the strip. He goes to school with Peppermint Patty and Marcie. In his first story arc, he met Charlie Brown when they were both at the beach. Fra...
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Franklin

[automobile] The Franklin Automobile Company was an American manufacturer of automobiles in the United States between 1902 and 1934 in Syracuse, New York. Herbert H. Franklin founded the H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company in 1893 and, in 1901, teamed up with engineer John Wilkinson to develop an air-cooled engine. In 1902, the Franklin au...
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