from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shaftesbury, First Earl of. Title of Anthony Ashley Cooper. 1621-1683. English politician. Originally a Royalist, he later opposed Charles II in the English Civil War and is considered the founder of the Whig Party.
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- proper n. A town in Dorset, England.
- proper n. An English earldom.
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