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ˈɛd wɪned·win

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edwinnoun

    king of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)


  1. Edwinnoun

    A male given name from Old English.

  2. Edwinnoun

    Edwin of Northumbria.

  3. Etymology: From Old English Ēadwine, from ēad ("rich, blessed") + wine ("friend"). Akin to Old Norse Auðun, Norwegian Audun, and the Lombard king's name Audoin (French Ouen).


  1. Edwin

    Edwin is a Canadian alternative rock singer and solo artist from Toronto, and former lead vocalist for I Mother Earth. He was on the band's first two albums, and was also on the majority of the songs on Victor, a 1996 side project from Alex Lifeson of Rush. He went solo in late 1997 and released three albums from 1999 to 2006. He is currently the lead singer for the newly formed Canadian super group Crash Karma, as well as a bartender at Tattoo Rock Parlour in Toronto, Canada.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Edwin

    king of Northumbria in the 6th century; through the influence of his wife Ethelburga Christianity was introduced into England by St. Augustine; founded Edinburgh; was defeated and slain by the Mercian King Penda in 634.

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  1. dwine

  2. widen

  3. wined

  4. wendi

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edwin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edwin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Edwin in a Sentence

  1. Ben Chew:

    Today, Beckie Scott and Edwin Moses expressed their extreme disappointment in the report released today by The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) through their appointed law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, whitewashing complaints of harassment and intimidation, wADA is supposed to be committed to the athletes and fair play.

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. gloat
    • B. suffuse
    • C. fluster
    • D. excogitate

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