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wynn

[win] /wɪn/
noun
1.
a character (ƿ) representing the sound (w) in Old English and early Middle English manuscripts, based on a rune with the same phonetic value.
Also, wen.
Origin
1100
before 1100; Middle English wen, Old English wyn(n), special use of wyn(n) joy (see winsome, wish)

Wynn

[win] /wɪn/
noun
1.
Ed (Isaiah Edwin Leopold) 1886–1966, U.S. comedian.
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