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

  • Payton, Walter 1954-1999. American football player. A running back for the Chicago Bears (1975-1987), he set a National Football League record for career rushing yards (16,726).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A habitational surname, from Old English "Pæga's settlement".
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name of modern usage.


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