Baldwin masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Baldoin (Mod.Fr. Baudouin), from a Germanic source, Cf. O.H.G. Baldawin, lit. "bold friend," from bald "bold" (see BOLD (Cf. bold)) + wini "friend" (see WIN (Cf. win)). A popular Flemish name, common in England before and after the Conquest.

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  • Baldwin — Baldwin, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 23455 Housing Units (2000): 7999 Land area (2000): 2.948665 sq. miles (7.637007 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010549 sq. miles (0.027321 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.959214 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Baldwin — • Archbishop of Trier and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire, born 1285; died 1354 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baldwin     Baldwin      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Baldwin —   [ bɔːldwɪn],    1) James, afroamerikanischer Schriftsteller, * New York 2. 8. 1924, ✝ Saint Paul de Vence (Département Alpes Maritimes) 1. 12. 1987. Baldwin wuchs in Harlem auf; nachdem er als Gelegenheitsarbeiter und Prediger in einer… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Baldwin — Baldwin, Matthias William, Gründer der derzeit größten Lokomotivfabrik der Welt, der »Baldwin Locomotive Works, Burnham Williams & Co., Philadelphia, Pa. Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika.« Baldwin – über dessen Geburtsort keine Daten vorliegen… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • Baldwin — Baldwin, James Baldwin, Stanley * * * (as used in expressions) Baldwin, James (Arthur) Baldwin, Robert Baldwin, Roger (Nash) Baldwin (de Bewdley), Stanley, 1 conde …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Baldwin — Baldwin1 [bôld′win΄] n. 1. [ME < OFr Baldewin, Baudoïn < MHG Baldewin, lit., bold friend < OHG bald (akin to OE beald, BOLD) + wini, friend] a masculine name ☆ 2. [after Col. Loammi Baldwin (1740 1807), Mass. apple grower] a moderately… …   English World dictionary

  • Baldwin — m English: Norman name composed of the Germanic elements bald bold, brave + wine friend. In the Middle Ages this was a comparatively common name, which gave rise to a surname. It was the given name of the Norman crusader (Baldwin of Boulogne) who …   First names dictionary

  • Baldwin — Bald win, n. (Bot.) A kind of reddish, moderately acid, winter apple. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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