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Edwards

[ ed-werdz ]
/ ˈɛd wərdz /
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noun

Jonathan, 1703–58, American clergyman and theologian.

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Edwards
/ (ˈɛdwədz) /

noun

Gareth (Owen). born 1947, Welsh Rugby Union footballer: halfback for Wales (1967–78) and the British Lions (1968–74)
Jonathan. 1703–58, American Calvinist theologian and metaphysician; author of The Freedom of the Will (1754)
Jonathan. born 1966, British athlete: gold medallist in the triple jump at the Olympics (2000) and the World Championships (1995, 2001)
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