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ˈɛd wərdEdward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edward, Edward VIII, Duke of Windsornoun

    King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)

  2. Edward, Edward VII, Albert Edwardnoun

    King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)

  3. Edward, Edward VInoun

    King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)

  4. Edward, Edward Vnoun

    King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)

  5. Edward, Edward IVnoun

    King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)

  6. Edward, Edward IIInoun

    son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)

  7. Edward, Edward IInoun

    King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)

  8. Edward, Edward Inoun

    King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)

  9. Edward, Prince Edward, Edward Antony Richard Louisnoun

    third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)

  10. Edward, Black Princenoun

    son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)

Wiktionary

  1. Edwardnoun

    A male given name from Old English.

    The Christian humility of King Edward the Confessour brought such credit to this name, that since that time it hath been most usual in all estates.

  2. Etymology: From Old English Ēadweard, from Proto-Germanic *Audawarduz, corresponding to ed ("wealth, riches") + ward ("ward, guard").

Freebase

  1. Edward

    Edward is a traditional murder ballad existing in several variants. In English its versions were collected by Francis James Child as Child ballad number 13. The Roud number is 200.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Edward' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1466

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Edward' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3292

Anagrams for Edward »

  1. drawed

  2. warded

  3. wadder

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edward in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Edward in a Sentence

  1. Wiltshire Police:

    Edward Heath does feature as part of Operation Whistle, currently investigating historical allegations of abuse in Jersey.

  2. Mexican American:

    Growing up I didn't realize how hard Edward Martell had it until I got older and fell victim to a lot of temptations that are out here for young people.

  3. Shailene Woodley:

    I define a hero as somebody, who against the judgement of other people, if they believe something will positively impact the world and they chose to do it and honor their integrity. That's what I sort of consider a hero, no matter how big or small a feat they create, and in that light, absolutely I think Edward Snowden is a hero.

  4. Alfred Hawkins:

    This, combined with the documentary evidence and sherds( yes' sherds' not' shards') of medieval glazed tile, resulted in the possibility that we had found the floor of Edward I's lost chapel which burnt down in 1513.

  5. Edward Bronstein:

    NOBODY should die this way. The family will always suffer the loss of love of Edward Bronstein.

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