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[kon-er] /ˈkɒn ər/
Ralph (Charles William Gordon) 1860–1937, Canadian novelist and clergyman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • As I was coming up just now I met old Connor's boy; he was coming up here, too.

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  • She glanced down at her fresh plate which Mrs. Connor had just placed before her.

    Athalie Robert W. Chambers
  • But mostly he drags the cruel burden of Connor's lawn-mower.

    Athalie Robert W. Chambers
  • Put the specimens into your pocket, Joe; we must keep them to show to Connor.

  • Deciding he had seen more than was good for him, Connor hurried on.

    Cerebrum Albert Teichner
Word Origin and History for Connor

masc. proper name, little used in U.S. before 1980; in the top 100 names given to boys from 1992; apparently an alteration and appropriation of the surname Conner (13c.), representing Old English cunnere "examiner, inspector" (e.g. ale-conner (see con (n.2)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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