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Baldwin

[bawld-win] /ˈbɔld wɪn/
noun
1.
James, 1924–87, U.S. writer.
2.
James Mark, 1861–1934, U.S. psychologist.
3.
Loammi
[loh-am-ahy] /loʊˈæm aɪ/ (Show IPA),
1740–1807, U.S. civil engineer and developer of the Baldwin apple.
4.
Matthias William
[muh-thahy-uh s] /məˈθaɪ əs/ (Show IPA),
1795–1866, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist.
5.
Roger, 1884–1981, U.S. advocate of constitutional rights: a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
6.
Stanley (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley) 1867–1947, British statesman: prime minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37.
7.
a variety of red, or red and yellow, winter apple, grown especially in the northeast U.S.
8.
a town on S Long Island, in SE New York.
9.
a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
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British Dictionary definitions for s baldwin

Baldwin

/ˈbɔːldwɪn/
noun
1.
James Arthur. 1924–87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
2.
Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867–1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37)
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Word Origin and History for s baldwin

Baldwin

masc. proper name, from Old French Baldoin (Modern French Baudouin), from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German Baldawin, literally "bold friend," from bald "bold" (see bold) + wini "friend" (see win). A popular Flemish name, common in England before and after the Conquest.

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