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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
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- n. Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)
A surname from Old English, from a byname rēad ("red"); also a habitational name from hreod ("reeds") and rēod ("cleared land"). (Wiktionary)