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Merlin

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 69 words.

1. English, French, and Spanish (Merlín): from the Old French personal name Merlin, Latin Merlinus was derived

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Merlin

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 301 words.

The supposedly historical Merlin was a Welsh or British bard, born towards the close of the 5th century, to

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Merlin

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 121 words.

b. London, England. Hardly the ‘new rap messiah’ that his second album proclaimed him to be, Merlin nevertheless cut an

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Merlin

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 539 words.

The name Merlin appears for the first time in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Prophetie Merlini in 1134, but the model

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Merlin

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 431 words.

The medieval Merlin emerged as a conflation of two formerly distinct Celtic traditions: historical bard and legendary sorcerer, aspects of

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Merlin

John Stephens.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 350 words.

Wizard, prophet, and adviser to King Arthur in retellings of the Arthurian legend, Merlin enters literature in Geoffrey of Monmouth's

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merlin

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

The protein product (schwannomin, neurofibromin 2, 587 aa) of the neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) tumour suppressor gene, one of the ERM (ezrin–radixin–moesin) family of proteins that link the...

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Merlin

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 189 words.

Merlin probably has an antecedent in the legendary Scottish and/or Irish mad prophet Myrddin (Merddin). The Welsh historian Geoffrey of

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Merlin

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. London, England. Hardly the ‘new rap messiah’ that his second album proclaimed him to be, Merlin nevertheless cut an intriguing figure in the British rap scene of the 90s. ...

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Merlin

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Blank-verse dramatic narrative by E.A. Robinson, published in 1917. It belongs with LancelotandTristram in the author's Arthurian trilogy.

The wizard Merlin abandons worldly power...

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