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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name William. Also used as a formal given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • n. A weak-side linebacker.


Shortened from William or, less often, from other given names beginning with Wil-, such as Wilfred or Willard. (Wiktionary)



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  • Ah, wiktionary.

    February 10, 2011