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  • proper n. A male given name.

Etymologies

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Invented by Walter Scott for Ivanhoe, possibly misread for Cerdic, name of a Saxon king, anglicized from Welsh caredig ("beloved"). Alternatively Scott based Cedric on the Welsh name Cedrych ("spectacular bounty").

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