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Gwyn

or Gwynne

[gwin]
noun
  1. EleanorNell, 1650–87, English actress: mistress of Charles II.
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Contemporary Examples of gwyn

Historical Examples of gwyn

  • Near one of these lakes dwelt a widow, with only one son, named Gwyn.

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • Gwyn and his wife went out to a farm which he bought, and oh, how happy they were!

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • Did n't you hear what Mrs. Gwyn said at dinner about the sun?

  • “Miles,” said the man calmly, and Gwyn gave his companion a nudge.

    Sappers and Miners

    George Manville Fenn

  • Gwyn Pendarve opened his eyes, feeling sore and in grievous pain.

    Sappers and Miners

    George Manville Fenn


British Dictionary definitions for gwyn

Gwyn

noun
  1. Nell, original name Eleanor Gwynne. 1650–87, English actress; mistress of Charles II
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