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[al-ger] /ˈæl gər/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Algar was now the deceived; it was a living man, not a corpse, who started on that voyage.

  • Vpon this mischiefe wrought by the father, the king now tooke his sonne Algar, and caused his eies to be put out.

  • After Leofriks death, his sonne Algar was made earle, and intituled in all his lands and seigniories.

  • He was in his time a famous pugilist, and fought several pitched battles with Algar, Henry, and others.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • Algar, son of Leofric, hath a daughter fair as the fairest; make her thy bride that Algar may cease to be a foe.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But Algar, below the middle height, though well set, was slight in comparison with Harold.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "Meredydd," said Algar, with a seriousness that seemed almost solemn, no Atheling will live to rule these realms!

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • You have made foes of the only family that approaches the power of your own—the heirs of Leofric and Algar.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The only party that stood aloof was the one that espoused the claims of the young sons of Algar.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • King Algar was greatly enraged, and, breathing out fire and sword, set out for Oxford.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End Robert Naylor and John Naylor

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