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Definitions of Frere

  1. A friar.
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Usage examples for Frere

  1. There was a moment of hope when Sir Bartle Frere who stands, perhaps, next to Sir George Grey on the roll of eminent High Commissioners, endeavoured to pacify the Boer malcontents, and drafted the scheme of a liberal Constitution for the Transvaal. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  2. He spent a week with Pitt at Bath, and, after leaving him shortly before Christmas, informed a friend that Pitt was recovering from a fit of the gout, which has done him abundance of good, and puts off the time of his driving after old Frere I trust to an incalculable distance.... – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  3. I have been assured that, in 1814, on the departure of the Emperor for the Island of Elba, Monsieur Frere was by no means the last to blame my conduct, the motive of which he could not possibly know; but I am not willing to believe this, for it seems to me that in his place, if I thought I could not defend an absent friend, I should at least have kept silence. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. Sir Charles Warren's Division marches to Frere to- day. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  5. Sir Bartle Frere is there as a guest. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan