from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of velveteen, or cotton velvet, apparently a superior quality of fustian.


Borrowed from German or North European Waldemar in the 19th century. (Wiktionary)



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  • I've never known a Waldemar
    I never hope to see one
    But I can tell you anyhar
    I'd rather see than be one.

    August 17, 2015