alexander, first baron ashburton

Baring

[bair-ing]
noun
1.
Alexander, 1st Baron Ashburton, 1774–1848, British statesman.
2.
Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer, 1841–1917, British statesman and diplomat.
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Baring (ˈbɛərɪŋ)
 
n
Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer. 1841--1917, English administrator. As consul general in Egypt with plenipotentiary powers, he controlled the Egyptian government from 1883 to 1907

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bare
O.E. bær "naked, uncovered," from P.Gmc. *bazaz (cf. Ger. bar, O.N. berr, Du. baar), from PIE *bhosos (cf. Armenian bok "naked;" O.C.S. bosu, Lith. basas "barefoot"). Meaning "sheer, absolute" (c.1200) is from the notion of "complete in itself." The verb is O.E. barian.
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