Definition of Alfred

1. Noun. King of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899).

Exact synonyms: Alfred The Great
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex

Definition of Alfred

1. Proper noun. Alfred the Great, early king of England ¹

2. Proper noun. (Old English male given name). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alfred

Alexis Carrel
Alexis Charles Henri Maurice de Tocqueville
Alexis de Tocqueville
Alezzandrini's syndrome
Alfonso Borgia
Alford plea
Alford pleas
Alfred Alistair Cooke
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Alfred Binet
Alfred Charles Kinsey
Alfred Charles William Harmsworth
Alfred Damon Runyon
Alfred Dreyfus
Alfred Edward Housman
Alfred Edward Woodley Mason
Alfred Eisenstaedt
Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski
Alfred Hawthorne
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock

Literary usage of Alfred

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"Now, however, the Cambridge champion, having arrived at the time of King alfred, completely changes his tactics. He has driven his adversary away from his ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"In connection therewith, that court made and filed a statement of facts in substance as follows : alfred Bent died on the 9th of December, 1865, ..."

3. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1916)
"This session was under the auspices of the Committee on Geology, Professor alfred C. Lane presiding. The following papers were presented by their authors or ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"Preliminary Account of the Observations made at the Royal alfred Observatory, Pamplemousses, Mauritius." By E. WALTER MAUNDER, ..."

5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Absurdities in Prose and Verse, written and illustrated by alfred Crowquill/appeared in 1827, the illustrations being by alfred Henry Forrester [qv], ..."

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