from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name of mostly Scottish usage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Manganese as used in the decoration of enameled pottery. Solon, The Old English Potter.


From Latin magnus ("great"), taken from the title of Carolus Magnus "Charlemagne" by an eleventh century king of Norway, and brought to Scotland in medieval times. (Wiktionary)



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