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

  • Nicolson, Sir Harold George 1886-1968. British diplomat and writer noted for his literary criticism and his biographies of Tennyson, Swinburne, and George V.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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

  • n. English diplomat and author (1886-1968)


From a Middle English vernacular form of the given name Nicholas +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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