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Edmund I

noun
1.
a.d. 921?–946, English king 940–946.
Also, Eadmund I.

Edmund II

or Eadmund II

noun
1.
("Ironside") a.d. c980–1016, English king 1016: defeated by Canute.

Edmond

[ed-muh nd] /ˈɛd mənd/
noun
1.
a town in central Oklahoma.
2.
Also, Edmund. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “protection.”.
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  • There was a man more than the master of them all, and his name was edmund Burke; and how did they treat him?

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Whether it would be more agreeable to edmund than the army, remained to be seen.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • Mr. edmund Flamsted tells me, Sept. 1682, that 'twas at Yorke fight he was slaine.

  • She had been surprised at first, because she had not thought edmund a marrying man.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • edmund Burke's business was statecraft; his play was letters; but he lives for us through letters.

British Dictionary definitions for edmund

Edmund

/ˈɛdmənd/
noun
1.
Saint, also called Saint Edmund Rich. 1175–1240, English churchman: archbishop of Canterbury (1234–40). Feast day: Nov 16.

Edmund I

noun
1.
?922–946 ad, king of England (940–946)

Edmund II

noun
1.
called Edmund Ironside. ?980–1016, king of England in 1016. His succession was contested by Canute and they divided the kingdom between them
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Word Origin and History for edmund

Edmund

masc. proper name, Old English Eadmund, literally "prosperity-protector." The second element is related to Latin manus "hand," from PIE *man- "hand" (see manual (adj.)).

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