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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Egbert Died 839. West Saxon king (802-839) who became the first overlord of all the English peoples (829).

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  • proper n. A male given name.

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  • n. king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)

Etymologies

From Old English Ecgberht, name of early English kings, from Old English ecg ("edge") + beorht ("bright"). (Wiktionary)

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