franklin
noun Etymology: Middle English frankeleyn, from Anglo-French franclein, from franc Date: 14th century a medieval English landowner of free but not noble birth

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  • Franklin — (de «Benjamín Franklin», científico y político estadounidense del siglo XVIII) m. Fís. Franklinio. * * * franklin. (De B. Franklin, 1706 1790, científico y político estadounidense). m …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • franklin — (de «Benjamín Franklin», científico y político estadounidense del siglo XVIII) m. Fís. Franklinio. * * * franklin. (De B. Franklin, 1706 1790, científico y político estadounidense). m. Fís. Unidad de carga eléctrica en el Sistema Cegesimal,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • FRANKLIN — FRANKLIN, English family active in communal, public, and economic life. BENJAMIN WOLF FRANKLIN (1740–1785), a teacher of Hebrew, went to England from Breslau about 1763. His youngest son, ABRAHAM (1784–1854), after spending his early life in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • franklin — FRÁNKLIN, franklini, s.m. Unitate de măsură a sarcinii electrice. – Din fr. franklin. Trimis de zaraza joe, 15.01.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  fránklin s. m. (sil. frank ), pl. fránklini; simb. Fr Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Franklin — m English: transferred use of the surname, which derives from Middle English frankeleyn freeman, which came to denote a member of a class of freeholders who were not of noble birth. This is derived from the Norman French word frank, which means… …   First names dictionary

  • Franklin — surname attested from late 12c., M.E. Frankeleyn, from Anglo Fr. fraunclein a land owner of free but not noble birth, from O.Fr. franc free (see FRANK (Cf. frank) (adj.)), with Germanic suffix also found in CHAMBERLAIN (Cf. chamberlain). The… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Franklin — Franklin1 [fraŋk′lin] n. [see FRANKLIN] a masculine name Franklin2 [fraŋk′lin] 1. Benjamin 1706 90; Am. statesman, scientist, inventor, & writer 2. Sir John 1786 1847; Eng. arctic explorer Franklin3 [fraŋk′lin] [see …   English World dictionary

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