Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An amalgamating-pan differing from the Washoe pan chiefly in that its bottom and muller are made of an alloy of copper and tin instead of cast-iron. The copper assists in the chemical reactions whereby the minerals are decomposed and the silver amalgamated.

Etymologies

Short form of Christina or of any female name ending in -tina, such as Martina; Radostina or Albertina. (Wiktionary)

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