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Meaning of edward by Wiktionary Dictionary

edward


    Etymology

    Old English eād ( “rich” ) + weard ( “guard” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˈedwəd/
    • Hyphenation: ed‧ward

    Proper noun

    Edward

    1. A male given name .

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    • Ed
    • Eddie
    • Eddy
    • Ned
    • Ted
    • Teddie
    • Teddy

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Explanation of edward by Wordnet Dictionary

edward


    Noun
    1. son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War ( 1330-1376 )

    2. third son of Elizabeth II ( born in 1964 )

    3. King of England from 1272 to 1307

    4. King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I

    5. son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377

    6. King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483

    7. King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered ( 1470-1483 )

    8. King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553

    9. King of England from 1901 to 1910

    10. King of England and Ireland in 1936