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3rd C. Saint, companion of Saint Cyprian.
Word forming element meaning ”other” from the Greek.
From the early 1900’s and a manufacturing company in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (The Allen Manufacturing Company.)
C. 1200 from Old
English for brave or later clever/wise. Earlier use in Old Norse for
skilful and wise.
spear” from the German “faire” and “sper”.
familiar term for a boy, later used of apprentices, servants, etc.
Also possibly from the Welsh word for red “coch”.
guard” from the Old English elements for wealth/fortune (“ead”) and
Name for the bishop in chess. The latter (bishop) from Late Latin
and Greek “episkopus” meaning watcher or overseer,
C. 1300 Old French,
probably from a Frankish frequentive form of “weron” to adorn or
From Norman French
meaning a bad town. A famous person with this name had trouble with
whales and whale meet (author of Moby Dick).
The colour of the cloth in royal counting houses from late 14th C and to take up a designated position on a ship, from around 1400.
Old English derived from Norse meaning “King Utto is lost on his way to Exeter”.
A liquid measure in
North Sea and Baltic trade in the early 14th C. (8.5
Circa 1708 - to trick, outwit or gain advantage, often refers to a young boy, so can be used in relation to the theft of sandwiches.
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