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

  • Hornsby, Rogers 1896-1963. American baseball player and manager. Known for his skill as a batter, he attained a batting average of .424 in 1924 and a lifetime average of .358.

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  • proper n. A habitational surname.


From places in England, from genitive singular of the Old Norse given name Ormr ("serpent") + býr ("settlement"). (Wiktionary)



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