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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Frick, Henry Clay 1849-1919. American industrialist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry and bequeathed to the public a New York City mansion housing his art collection.

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  • n. United States industrialist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry (1849-1919)

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Examples

  • Harold the article starting off with Drill Sergeant Frick is a dead give away that this is going to aim more towards milltary.

    The Rules of Gunfighting

  • The Frick is one of several New York museums housed in the former mansion of a robber baron.

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  • Walking toward the show at the Frick, which is installed in the Oval Room and Garden courtyard, one is immediately struck by Canaletto's landscape "Old Walton Bridge" (1754).

    Fresh Faces in the Family

  • His side of Lowick was the most remote from the village, and the houses of the laboring people were either lone cottages or were collected in a hamlet called Frick, where a water-mill and some stone-pits made a little centre of slow, heavy-shouldered industry.

    Middlemarch

  • Lowick was the most remote from the village, and the houses of the laboring people were either lone cottages or were collected in a hamlet called Frick, where a water-mill and some stone-pits made a little centre of slow, heavy-shouldered industry.

    Middlemarch

  • The Frick will be the last stop on a three-museum tour in the United States.

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  • It always is, because the Frick might be the only award around that has never had an unworthy recipient.

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  • So, anyway, I was mentioning this contest to some co-workers and one of them asked if I was okay with "Frick" as a substitute for "Fuck."

    Does "Frick" = "Fuck"?

  • The intention to swear is there and saying "Frick" just conveys the meaning while protecting your ass.

    Does "Frick" = "Fuck"?

  • Because hunting isn't allowed in city parks such as Frick, Riverview, Schenley and Highland, they provide unnatural sanctuary for many animals -- sometimes too many to sustain.

    post-gazette.com - News

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