Fauntleroy

Fauntleroy, Little Lord

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Fauntleroy — ist ein Nachname, der Bekanntheit erlangte durch den Hauptdarsteller des Kinderbuchs Der kleine Lord (Originaltitel: Little Lord Fauntleroy). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Reale Personen 1.2 Fiktive Personen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fauntleroy — in various usages, from the gentle boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett s popular novel Little Lord Fauntleroy (1885). The family name is from mid 13c., lit. son of the king (Anglo Fr. Le Enfant le Roy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fauntleroy — (spr. Fahntieren), Henri, geb. um 1784 in London, widmete sich dem Handelsstande u. trat sehr zeitig in das Bankierhaus Marsh, Stracey u. Comp. ein. Hier verübte er bald die ärgsten Fälschungen, namentlich um das Vermögen seiner Mündel, der Söhne …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fauntleroy — [ fɔ:ntlərɔɪ] (also Little Lord Fauntleroy) noun an excessively well mannered or elaborately dressed young boy. Origin from the name of the boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett s novel Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Fauntleroy — noun an excessively polite and well dressed boy • Syn: ↑Little Lord Fauntleroy • Hypernyms: ↑male child, ↑boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fauntleroy — faun·tle·roy …   English syllables

  • Fauntleroy (disambiguation) — Fauntleroy is the main character in the children s novel Little Lord Fauntleroy .Fauntleroy may also refer to:PeopleWith the surname Fauntleroy:* Cedric Fauntleroy (20th century), American pilot * Henry Fauntleroy (1784 1824), English banker and… …   Wikipedia

  • Fauntleroy Creek — is a stream in the Fauntleroy neighborhood of West Seattle, Washington, USA. It flows for about a mile from its headwaters in the 32 acre (129,000 m²) ravine of Fauntleroy Park to its outlet just south of the state ferry terminal on Puget Sound s …   Wikipedia

  • Fauntleroy (play) — Fauntleroy was a play by early 19th century American playwright John Augustus Stone …   Wikipedia

  • Fauntleroy, Seattle, Washington — The neighborhood, creek, and park all take their name from the cove, itself named by one Lt. George Davidson of the U. S. Coast Survey in 1857 in honor of the family of his fiancée, Ellinor Fauntleroy of Indiana.Richardson, Ron… …   Wikipedia

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