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Probably of Scandinavian origin. Earliest documented use: 1574.
"Eddie McIlwaine had it spot-on in Monday's paper: 'If the fates had been kinder and she had never met the iceberg ... she would now be just a dot in H&W history after being broken up in the knacker's yard.'"
Eamonn McCann; In All the Titanic Hype Where is the Memorial to Victims? Belfast Telegraph (Northern Ireland); Mar 30, 2012.
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