Translation: from spanish

much practised

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  • Curlis — This unusual and interesting name is chiefly from the West Midland counties of England. It is an example of the method of creating surnames that was much practised in the Middle Ages, that of using a nickname as a distinguishing surname. In this… …   Surnames reference

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  • Roslin —    ROSLIN, a burgh of barony, and lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Lasswade, county of Edinburgh; containing 1807 inhabitants, of whom 430 are in the village, 2 miles (S. W.) from Lasswade, and 7 (S.) from Edinburgh. This place at a… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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