Edgar

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Edgar

[ed-ger]
noun
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “spear.”
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Edgar (ˈɛdɡə)
 
n
1.  944--975 ad, king of Mercia and Northumbria (957--975) and of England (959--975)
2.  ?1074--1107, king of Scotland (1097--1107), fourth son of Malcolm III. He overthrew his uncle Donald to gain the throne
3.  David. born 1948, British dramatist, noted for political plays such as Destiny (1976), Maydays (1983), and Albert Speer (1999): he adapted (1980) Nicholas Nickleby and (1991) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the RSC

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Edgar
male proper name, from O.E. Ead-gar, lit. "prosperity-spear."
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