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Conrad

[kon-rad] /ˈkɒn ræd/
noun
1.
Charles, Jr ("Pete") 1930–1999, U.S. astronaut.
2.
Joseph (Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski) 1857–1924, English novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland.
3.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bold” and “counsel.”.

Conrad I

noun
1.
died a.d. 918, king of Germany 911–918.

Conrad II

noun
1.
c990–1039, king of Germany 1024–39 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1027–39.

Conrad III

noun
1.
1093–1152, king of Germany 1138–52; uncrowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire: founder of the Hohenstaufen dynasty.

Conrad IV

noun
1.
1228–54, king of Germany 1237–54 and Sicily 1251–54; uncrowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (son of Frederick II).
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  • Mr. Conrad spoke much of New York and his experiences there, and Chester listened to him eagerly.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • But how good it was of Mr. Conrad to come all that way to see you!

  • Conrad Lagrange turned his peculiar, baffling eyes upon the young man.

    The Eyes of the World Harold Bell Wright
  • Singleton, and therefore Conrad, would only have the management up to that time.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • And pray,' he continued, turning to Conrad, 'who is to blame for your trouble but yourselves?

British Dictionary definitions for Conrad

Conrad

/ˈkɒnræd/
noun
1.
Joseph. real name Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski. 1857–1924, British novelist born in Poland, noted for sea stories such as The Nigger of the Narcissus (1897) and Lord Jim (1900) and novels of politics and revolution such as Nostromo (1904) and Under Western Eyes (1911)
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Word Origin and History for Conrad

masc. proper name, from Old High German Kuonrat, literally "bold in counsel," from kuon "bold" + rat "counsel" (see read (v.)).

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