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ˈɛd wərdEd·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edward, Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor(noun)

    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 Edward(noun)

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

  3. Edward, Edward VI(noun)

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

  4. Edward, Edward V(noun)

    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 IV(noun)

    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 III(noun)

    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 II(noun)

    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 I(noun)

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

  9. Edward, Prince Edward, Edward Antony Richard Louis(noun)

    third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)

  10. Edward, Black Prince(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. Edward(ProperNoun)

    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.

    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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    Song lyrics by edward -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by edward on the Lyrics.com website.

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, warded

  2. Drawed

  3. Warded

How to pronounce Edward?

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How to say Edward in sign language?

  1. edward

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. Brad Pitt:

    Another joke, and its just dead silent. This thing is just not translating at all. The more it happened, the funnier it got to Edward Norton and I. So we just start laughing. Were the aholes in the back laughing at our own jokes. The only ones laughing.

  2. Noel Monk:

    I wasn’t surprised, they got along very well from the beginning… They were similar. They were naive, they were young. Valerie was what? 21? 22? Edward was 20? They were young kids… I thought it was really nice.

  3. James Sheehan:

    Edward Breen is an individual both sides respect, and Edward Breen will be accepted by Trian Partners as an interim CEO, edward Breen selection probably does not indicate a dramatic shift in corporate strategy.

  4. Carrejo Labendeira:

    Edward's digging up and out, Mike's digging, Jeff's digging, Robert's digging.

  5. Steve Herrod:

    Edward Snowden did more to create a future with many clouds in many locations than any tech company has done.

Images & Illustrations of Edward

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