Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From a Scots variant of Henry.

Examples

  • In this book a careful distinction must be made between the _Anthony_ Hendrey or Hendey, who commenced his exploration of the west in 1754; the unrelated _Alexander_ Henry the Elder, who journeyed between 1761 and 1776; and the nephew of the last-named, Alexander Henry the Younger, whose pioneering explorations occurred between 1799 and 1814.] [Footnote 3: _The Search for the Western Sea_, by Lawrence J. Burpee.] [Illustration: Map of EASTERN CANADA and NEWFOUNDLAND]

    Pioneers in Canada

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