Definition of Framers
1. Proper noun. (US) w:Founding Fathers of the United States Framers of the United States Constitution. ¹
2. Noun. (plural of framer) ¹
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Definition of Framers
1. framer [n] - See also: framer
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Literary usage of Framers
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1. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1892)
"It does not admit of question but that the framers of the Constitution had an eye to the future when they adopted it. All that has been said of the objects ..."
2. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"Chapter 2 The Foreign Affairs Powers and the framers' Intentions Judgments about the Iran-Contra Affair ultimately must rest upon one's views about the ..."
3. Annual Report by New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor (1899)
"Local branches of cabinetmakers, framers and machine wood-workers were attached to ... For the carpenters and framers the rate had been f3.50 per day and a ..."
4. Lectures on the Fourteenth Article of Amendment to the Constitution of the by William Dameron Guthrie (1898)
"... the conservative — I would say almost hostile — views of Mr. Justice Miller were clearly in conflict with the intention of the framers of the amendment, ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1866)
"But, says the Senator from Delaware, you cannot amend the Constitution in this particular ; the framers of the Constitution did not anticipate that such an ..."
6. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"The weakness and ignorance of its framers. —Its one conspicuous virtue and original principle.—Combination of State-rights with a common authority. ..."
7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Tbe framers of our political system had a full appreciation of the necessity of keeping separate and distinct the primary departments of the government. ..."