1. a character (ƿ) representing the sound (w) in Old English and early Middle English manuscripts, based on a rune with the same phonetic value.
Also wen.

Origin of wynn

before 1100; Middle English wen, Old English wyn(n), special use of wyn(n) joy (see winsome, wish)


  1. EdIsaiah Edwin Leopold, 1886–1966, U.S. comedian.
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