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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A medieval diminutive of the female given name Cassandra, later also used for Cassidy, and Catherine with its variant forms.
    • 1999 Ann Rule, And Never let Her Go, Warner Books (2000), ISBN 0751530972, page 30:
      Most of the time, Anne Marie and Kathleen got along as well as any sisters six years apart would: Kathleen called Anne Annie, and Anne Marie called Kathleen Cass or Kate.
  2. A matronymic surname​.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname; also a diminutive of Cassius.

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