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Lloyd

[loid] /lɔɪd/
noun
1.
Welsh Legend. Llwyd.
2.
Harold (Clayton)
[kleyt-n] /ˈkleɪt n/ (Show IPA),
1894–1971, U.S. actor.
3.
(John) Selwyn (Brooke)
[sel-win] /ˈsɛl wɪn/ (Show IPA),
1904–78, British statesman.
4.
a male given name: from a Welsh word meaning “gray.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for h. c. lloyd

Lloyd

/lɔɪd/
noun
1.
Clive (Hubert). born 1944, West Indian (Guyanese) cricketer; played in 110 tests (1966–84), scoring 7,515 runs; captained the West Indies in 74 tests and to two World Cup wins (1975, 1979)
2.
Harold (Clayton). 1893–1971, US comic film actor
3.
Marie, real name Matilda Alice Victoria Wood. 1870–1922, English music-hall entertainer
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Word Origin and History for h. c. lloyd

Lloyd

male proper name, from Welsh Llwyd, literally "gray," from PIE *pel- "pale" (see pallor). Lloyd's, meaning the London-based association of marine underwriters, is first recorded as such 1805, from Lloyd's Coffee House, Tower Street, London, opened in 1688 by Edward Lloyd, who supplied shipping information to his patrons.

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