Alison

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French Alison, brought to England by the Normans, diminutive of Aliz, equivalent to English Alice, from Old High German Adalhaid (of noble kind). Became Middle English Alisoun.

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Alison

  1. A female given name.
    • 1951 translation by Nevill Coghill of: 13?? Geoffrey Chaucer: Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue:
      He came up close and kneeling gently down
      He said, "My love, my dearest Alison,
      So help me God, I never again will hit
      You, love; and if I did, you asked for it.

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