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  • 1 Father — Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf. {Papa},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Father MC — (born Timothy Brown) was a popular African American rapper for the Uptown Records label in the early 1990s. Discovered and signed by then Uptown executive Sean Puffy Combs, he is best known for introducing the public to Uptown s successful R B… …

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  • 3 Father — Fa ther, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fathering}.] 1. To make one s self the father of; to beget. [1913 Webster] Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To take as one s own child; to adopt;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Father — Several terms redirect here. For other uses, see Father (disambiguation), Dad (disambiguation), Fatherhood (disambiguation), and Fathering (journal). Father with child A father is defined as a male parent of any type of offspring …

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  • 5 father — I. noun Etymology: Middle English fader, from Old English fæder; akin to Old High German fater father, Latin pater, Greek patēr Date: before 12th century 1. a. a man who has begotten a child; also sire 3 b. capitalized …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 father — See: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …

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  • 7 father — See: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …

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  • 8 Father of the House — is a term that has by tradition been unofficially bestowed on certain members of some national legislatures, most notably the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. In some legislatures the term refers to the oldest member, but in others it… …

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  • 9 father confessor — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Father in God — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

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  • 11 Father of lies — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

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  • 12 Father of the bar — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Father of the Faithful — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Father of the house — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Father, Dear Father — was a British television sitcom produced by Thames Television for ITV from 1968 to 1973 (which was followed by the 1978 sequel series Father, Dear Father, in Australia , which was filmed and set in Australia).A divorced British novelist Patrick… …

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  • 16 Father Callahan — Gender Male Occupation Priest Allies Enemies Vamp …

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  • 17 Father Dámaso — or Padre Dámaso is one of the notorious, if not the memorable, characters in the novel Noli Me Tangere . The novel was written by José Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. Noli Me Tangere ( Touch Me Not or Social Cancer ) is a… …

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  • 18 Father and Son (book) — Father and Son (1907) is a memoir by poet and critic Edmund Gosse, which he subtitled a study of two temperaments. The book describes Edmund s early years in an exceptionally devout Plymouth Brethren home. His mother, who died early and painfully …

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  • 19 Father Samuel — (Père Samuel) is a Belgian Roman Catholic Priest of Turkish origin. His passport gives his name as Charles Clément Boniface. However, he was born in 1942 in Midyat, Turkey, as Samuel Ozdemir. The latter is a surname the priest dislikes because he …

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  • 20 Father Wolf — is a fictional Indian Wolf character in Rudyard Kipling s Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book .In the first story, Mowgli s Brothers , Father Wolf investigates a noise outside the cave den where his mate Raksha (Mother… …

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