Definitions

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  • proper n. An English and Scottish status surname for someone who was in charge of the horses of a royal household, or an occupational surname for someone who looked after horses, or was responsible for the custody of prisoners.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred use of the surname since nineteenth century.

Etymologies

From marshal. (Wiktionary)

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