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  • proper n. A former Anglo-Saxon kingdom, now a division of Lincolnshire, England.
  • proper n. A habitational surname.
  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

Old English Lindesege, ultimately from Proto-Brythonic *linn (“pool”) (as in Lincoln) + Old English ēġ ("island (of land)"). (Wiktionary)

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