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Franklin,

Benjamin, U.S. physicist and statesman, 1706-1790.
Franklin spectacles - an early form of bifocal spectacles in which the lower half of the lens is for near vision, the upper half for distant vision. Synonym(s): divided spectacles
franklinic - denoting static or frictional electricity.
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3) Benjamin Franklin, The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, ed.
2) Hundreds of thousands of African-American women brave the rain to pack Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Benjamin Franklin once said, "Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs.
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