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

  • Shaftesbury, First Earl of. Title of Anthony Ashley Cooper. 1621-1683. English politician. Originally a Royalist, he later opposed Charles II in the English Civil War and is considered the founder of the Whig Party.

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  • proper n. A town in Dorset, England.
  • proper n. An English earldom.


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