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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Egbert Died 839. West Saxon king (802-839) who became the first overlord of all the English peoples (829).

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  • proper n. A male given name.

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  • n. king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)

Etymologies

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From Old English Ecgberht, name of early English kings, from Old English ecg ("edge") + beorht ("bright").

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