Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun francis_scott_key

1 sense of francis scott key

Sense 1
Key, Francis Scott Key -- (United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843))
       INSTANCE OF=> lawyer, attorney -- (a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice)
       INSTANCE OF=> poet -- (a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry))

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