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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 frank /ˈfræŋk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 frank /ˈfræŋk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frank n.  A pigsty. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frank, v. t. To shut up in a frank or sty; to pen up; hence, to cram; to fatten. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frank, n. Zool. The common heron; -- so called from its note. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 frank a. [Compar. franker superl. frankest.]
 1. Unbounded by restrictions, limitations, etc.; free. [R.] “It is of frank gift.”
 2. Free in uttering one's real sentiments; not reserved; using no disguise; candid; ingenuous; as, a frank nature, conversation, manner, etc.
 3. Liberal; generous; profuse. [Obs.]
    Frank of civilities that cost them nothing.   --L'Estrange.
 4. Unrestrained; loose; licentious; -- used in a bad sense.
 Syn: -- Ingenuous; candid; artless; plain; open; unreserved; undisguised; sincere. See Candid, Ingenuous.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 frank v. t. [imp. & p. p. franked p. pr. & vb. n. franking.]
 1. To send by public conveyance free of expense.
 2. To extempt from charge for postage, as a letter, package, or packet, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frank, n.  The privilege of sending letters or other mail matter, free of postage, or without charge; also, the sign, mark, or signature denoting that a letter or other mail matter is to go free of postage.  Called also the {franking privilege}.
    I have said so much, that, if I had not a frank, I must burn my letter and begin again.    --Cowper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frank, n.
 1. Ethnol. A member of one of the German tribes that in the fifth century overran and conquered Gaul, and established the kingdom of France.
 2. A native or inhabitant of Western Europe; a European; -- a term used in the Levant.
 3. A French coin. See Franc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without
             subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight
             shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them
             my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a
             forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you
             think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is
             possible to be outspoken without being rude";
             "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank
             accusation" [syn: blunt, candid, forthright, free-spoken,
              outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder]
      2: clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment"
      n 1: a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the
           Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
      2: a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually
         smoked; often served on a bread roll [syn: frankfurter,
         hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie]
      v 1: stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing
           [syn: postmark]
      2: exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from
         customs or other checks