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Dwight

[ dwahyt ]
/ dwaɪt /
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noun

Timothy, 1826–1916, U.S. ecclesiastic: president of Yale University 1886–98.
a male given name: from an Anglo-French surname meaning “of the Isle of Wight.”

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