Definitions for Edgarˈɛd gər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ed•garˈɛd gər(n.)

  1. an award given annually in various categories of mystery writing.

    Category: Literature

Origin of Edgar:

1945–50; after Edgar Allan Poe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edgar(noun)

    the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

Wiktionary

  1. Edgar(ProperNoun)

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  2. Origin: From the name of early English kings, ead + gar.

Freebase

  1. EDGAR

    EDGAR, the Electronic Data-Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The database is freely available to the public via the Internet.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Edgar

    a king of Saxon England from 959 to 975, surnamed the Peaceful; promoted the union and consolidation of the Danish and Saxon elements within his realm; cleared Wales of wolves by exacting of its inhabitants a levy of 300 wolves' heads yearly; eight kings are said to have done him homage by rowing him on the Dee; St. Dunstan, the archbishop of Canterbury, was the most prominent figure of the reign.

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