Definitions

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  • proper noun A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh.

Examples

  • Margaret Huggon confessed 'that ye was at another meeting with Sathan at the Stanriegate, bewest the Cruik of Devon ... lykeways ye confessed ye was at another meeting with Satan at the Heathrie Knowe be-east the Cruik of Devon, where the Gallows stands ... a meeting at the back of Knocktinnie at the Gaitside ... and another at the bents of

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

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