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

  • Lanfranc 1005?-1089. Italian-born English prelate and political adviser who was archbishop of Canterbury (1070-1089) and a counselor of William the Conqueror.

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  • My guess is that in Lanfranc’s day ‘cunte’ was just the normal, average everyday word for vagina.

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  • "At least I shall have him," Lanfranc cried, his voice almost wheedling, so great was his desire.

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  • Lanfranc looked inquiry at him, and de Goncourt nodded.

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  • "Let me then wet it for you, Sainte-Maure," Lanfranc asked of me, eager himself to do for an Italian.

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  • And while he fumed and strutted, I glimpsed Robert Lanfranc, beckoned him to us, and explained the happening.

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  • As I fell I could see the concern on the faces of Lanfranc and

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  • Yet I knew, as Lanfranc and I hastened on, that ere many days, or hours, the flame-headed youth would see to it that we measured steel together on the grass.

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  • I explained no more to Lanfranc than my need of him, and he was little interested to pry deeper into the matter.

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  • His intellectual and spiritual gifts brought him rapid advancement, and when Lanfranc was appointed abbot of Caen in 1063, Anselm was elected to succeed him as prior.

    Saint Anselm

  • Lanfranc was a scholar and teacher of wide reputation, and under his leadership the school at Bec had become an important center of learning, especially in dialectic.

    Saint Anselm

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