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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A raven; a crow.

Etymologies

Anglo-Norman nickname corb "crow", or shortened from the rare given name Corbinian of a Frankish eighth century saint, probably from Latin corvus, "crow, raven". (Wiktionary)

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