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Percy

[ pur-see ]
/ ˈpɜr si /
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noun
Sir Henry "Hotspur", 1364–1403, English military and rebel leader.
Thomas, 1729–1811, English poet and antiquary: bishop of Dromore 1782–1811.
Walker, 1916–90, U.S. essayist and novelist.
a male given name, form of Percival.
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Percy
/ (ˈpɜːsɪ) /

noun
Sir Henry, known as Harry Hotspur. 1364–1403, English rebel, who was killed leading an army against Henry IV
Thomas. 1729–1811, English bishop and antiquary. His Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765) stimulated the interest of Romantic writers in old English and Scottish ballads
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