w.h. irwin

Irwin

[ur-win]
noun
1.
Wallace, 1875–1959, U.S. journalist and humorist.
2.
his brother, William Henry ("Will") 1873–1948, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and journalist.
3.
a male given name.
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Irwin (ˈɛːwɪn)
 
n
Steve, full name Stephen Robert Irwin, known as 'The Crocodile Hunter'. 1962--2006, Australian zoologist, environmentalist and maker of television wildlife documentaries; died following wounding by a stingray

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Irwin
O.E. Eoforwine "boar-friend;" often confused with Irving, Irvin, which are from Irvine, Ayrshire, or Irving, Dumfries.
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