Aubrey

[ aw-bree ]
/ ˈɔ bri /

noun

John,1626–97, English antiquary.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “elf” and “ruler.”

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Aubrey
/ (ˈɔːbrɪ) /

noun

John. 1626–97, English antiquary and author, noted for his vivid biographies of his contemporaries, Brief Lives (edited 1898)
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