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- proper n. A male given name.
- n. An effigy of Guy Fawkes burned on Bonfire Night
Old French form of Germanic Wido, a short form of names beginning with the element witu "wood" from Proto-Germanic *widuz, such as Witold and Widukind. Cognate with Italian Guido. (Wiktionary)