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Gwyn

or Gwynne

[gwin] /gwɪn/
noun
1.
Eleanor ("Nell") 1650–87, English actress: mistress of Charles II.
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  • “I do say so,” shouted Gwyn, who had hard work to make himself heard above the steam.

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  • Did n't you hear what Mrs. Gwyn said at dinner about the sun?

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  • I thought Mr. Johnson was Gwyn to give me some gold too, so I could buy Roxy, but yer's all he give me.

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  • Yes, I did,” cried Gwyn; “and he as good as said it was all nonsense.

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  • Gwyn Pendarve opened his eyes, feeling sore and in grievous pain.

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  • Gwyn stared at him as if he had heard him speak, but did not quite comprehend what he said.

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  • “All right, mother, I will,” said Gwyn; and his face brightened up once more.

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  • Captain Hardock got talking to me and Gwyn about it, and Gwyn told his father.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gwyn

Gwyn

/ɡwɪn/
noun
1.
Nell, original name Eleanor Gwynne. 1650–87, English actress; mistress of Charles II
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