Angus

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Etymology[edit]

Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Aonghus or Aonghas, perhaps literally "one choice".

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Angus

  1. A male given name of mostly Scottish usage.
    • 1994 RobertsonDavies, The Cunning Man, Viking 1995, ISBN 0670859117, page 168:
      Angus was a great enlargement of experience for me, because he illustrated how haphazardly Fate attributes names to her unoffending children. Angus McGubbin: a Scots giant, red-haired and scowling - wouldn't you think so?
  2. A county in Scotland.
  3. A black, hornless breed of beef cattle, originally from Scotland.
  4. (rail transport) A nickname for the 0-8-8-0 train configuration.

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Angus

  1. A male given name