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Algar

[al-ger] /ˈæl gər/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • He was in his time a famous pugilist, and fought several pitched battles with Algar, Henry, and others.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • Algar was now the deceived; it was a living man, not a corpse, who started on that voyage.

  • King Algar was greatly enraged, and, breathing out fire and sword, set out for Oxford.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • Algar, son of Leofric, hath a daughter fair as the fairest; make her thy bride that Algar may cease to be a foe.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The universal mesquite—the Algar obia glandulosa—excellent for such a purpose—grew nowhere in the neighbourhood.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • But Algar, below the middle height, though well set, was slight in comparison with Harold.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Our answers were waiting for us at the police-station, where I had directed Algar to send them.

  • You have made foes of the only family that approaches the power of your own—the heirs of Leofric and Algar.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • After Leofriks death, his sonne Algar was made earle, and intituled in all his lands and seigniories.

  • Previous to the conquest, the manor was part of the possessions of Algar, Earl of Mercia.

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