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Frank

Definition of frank:

part of speech: noun

A letter free from postage, or that which exempts it.

part of speech: noun

A letter sent by mail free of postage: also, that which makes a letter free, as the signature of a person possessing the privilege. The privilege of giving franks for letters was enjoyed within certain limits by all members of the British parliament till 1840, when it was abolished by the act which established the penny postage. The Franking privilege at one time gave rise to serious scandals in Congress. No letters are free now except those referring to strictly public business, transmitting public documents, etc.

part of speech: adjective

Open; candid.

part of speech: noun

Frankness.

part of speech: adjective

Open or ingenuous; candid; outspoken; unreserved.

part of speech: adverb

Frankly.

part of speech: verb

To send free of charge for carriage; exempt from postage.

part of speech: adverb

FRANKLY ( New Test.) gratuitously.

part of speech: noun

A signature that exempts or releases mailmatter from payment of postage; a letter privileged to go post- free.

part of speech: verb

To send free of expense, as a letter.

part of speech: noun

A member of the ancient German tribe or aggregate of tribes which overthrew the Roman dominion in Gaul and gave origin to the name France; a native of Franconia: a name given by the Turks, Greeks, and Arabs to any of the inhabitants of the western parts of Europe, English, French, Italians, etc.: a French coin.

part of speech: adjective

Open or candid in expression.

part of speech: verb

To send or have conveyed ( as a letter) free of charge.

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