Locke

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See also: locke and loçkë

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Locke

  1. An English surname​ — famously held by:
    1. John Locke (1632 – 1704); an influential English philosopher of the Enlightenment and social contract theorist.

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From the plural of earlier Lock m, from Middle High German loc, from Old High German loc, from Proto-Germanic *lukkaz. Cognate with Dutch lok, English lock, Danish lok.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔkə/
  • (file)

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Locke f (genitive Locke, plural Locken, diminutive Löckchen n)

  1. curl (single loop in hair)
  2. lock or length of hair, especially when wavy or falling in a particular direction

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