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Fitzroy

[fits-roi] /fɪtsˈrɔɪ/
noun
1.
Augustus Henry, 3rd Duke of Grafton
[graf-tuh n,, grahf-] /ˈgræf tən,, ˈgrɑf-/ (Show IPA),
1735–1811, British statesman: prime minister 1768–70.
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  • These are four of the 51 portraits that came out of the project, recently seen at Fitzroy Gallery in New York.

    Get Thee To … Blake Gopnik August 13, 2013
Historical Examples
  • Fitzroy is before you; it is your Rupert who clasps you to his heart.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • They hailed him, and directed him to drive to Cumberland Hotel, Fitzroy.

    Australia Revenged Boomerang
  • Are you angry because Fitzroy is occupying the same hotel as ourselves?

    Cynthia's Chauffeur Louis Tracy
  • Also, Fitzroy's drum and cone, which show the direction of the expected gale.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • From the springs the journey was continued along the same meridian to the Fitzroy river.

  • Fitzroy offered him the choice, but hinted that he himself preferred a cot.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • And the stable orderlies had sworn that Fitzroy started alone.

    Lanier of the Cavalry Charles King
  • Fitzroy seated in her, with his hands before his face; the men gloomy and sad.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • Not far removed from her, within the hall and near where the earl was seated, stood Fitzroy, and by his side Edwin his secretary.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham

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