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

  • Wyatt, Sir Thomas 1503-1542. English diplomat and poet noted for introducing the sonnet form into English literature.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.

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

  • n. English architect (1746-1813)
  • n. English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)

Etymologies

From an Old English personal name from wīg ("war") + heard ("hard, brave"), later also used as a Middle English diminutive of the names Guy and William. (Wiktionary)

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