Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name, borne by early English kings and saints.

Etymologies

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From Old English Eadmund, from ēad ("prosperity") + mund ("protection").

Examples

  • First Impression: The name Edmund conjures up the image of a snooty and well-educated professional who’s tall, dark, and impeccably dressed.

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  • First Impression: The name Edmund conjures up the image of a snooty and well-educated professional who’s tall, dark, and impeccably dressed.

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  • Or, to put it in Christian terminology, Edmund is repentant.

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  • Surely the rules on betrayal apply to Edmund and not the animals because Edmund is human?

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  • Or, to put it in Christian terminology, Edmund is repentant.

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  • "And you're pretty big," the little woman smiled; "but Edmund is taller than you, and broader-shouldered."

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  • As for the Levantine Dragon Slayer, he was no doubt a worthy fellow, but St. Edmund is a truer and better role model.

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  • Edmund is somewhat cold with his “arctic” eyes, but he is fully developed and arrogant from start to finish.

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  • But going forward, diversification will make a difference, says Greg Womack of Womack Investment Advisers in Edmund, Okla.

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  • As for the Levantine Dragon Slayer, he was no doubt a worthy fellow, but St. Edmund is a truer and better role model.

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