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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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  • n. the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

Etymologies

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From Old English Ēadgār, the name of early English kings, from Old English ēad ("rich") + gār ("spear").

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