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Theobald

[thee-uh-bawld]
noun
1.
Lewis, 1688–1744, English author.
2.
Also, Theobold [thee-uh-bohld] . a male given name.
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Theobald
masc. proper name, from M.L. Theobaldus, from O.H.G. Theudobald, from theuda "folk, people" + bald "bold." Form infl. in M.L. by the many Gk-derived names beginning in Theo-.
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