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

  • Lloyd, Harold Clayton 1894-1971. American silent film actor. His most famous stunt was hanging from a clock face at the top of a building in Safety Last (1923).

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  • proper n. A surname of Welsh origin, from a nickname for someone with gray hair.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)


From Welsh llwyd ("gray, gray-haired"). (Wiktionary)



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