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- n. A brave man, a warrior, a man-at-arms
- n. A man, a human being, a person
- n. A creature such as a giant, demon, angel
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See freak.
There was never a freke one foot would flee, but still in stour did stand,
Many a freke that was full free there under foot did light.
Zik! and hast fallen into straits unique and hast strayed from the way didst seek, O Miscreant and Zindík, [FN#292] and naught shall avail thee at this present or brother or friend veridigue or familiar freke.
Who art thou, poor freke, that wouldst win my love * Wi 'thy verse?
for wonder of his hwe men hade set in his semblaunt sene he ferde as freke were fade and oueral enker grene SGGK lines 146-15010
Bringing my love, for Time’s a freke of jealous strain; 103
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There is no drink but what raisins make, there is no love-delight but what of the lover we take and none sitteth in the place of honour save the sensible freke [FN#216]! "
All foemen in pity beweep his woes; * Ah for freke whom the foeman pitieth! "
FN#291] Verily I have fallen into wreak and am betrayed by friendly freke and oh, the excess of my trouble and tweak, Zík,
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