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Pratt

[prat]
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  1. Edwin John,1883–1964, Canadian poet.
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Pratt

the surname apparently is from Old English *prætt (adj.) "cunning, astute;" related to late Old English noun prætt "a trick" (see pretty). As a type of pottery, named for Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Felix Pratt (1780-1859).

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