Robert of Lincoln

Rob·ert of Lin·coln \ˌräbərtə(v)ˈliŋkən\

Definition of Robert of Lincoln

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Origin and Etymology of robert of lincoln

alteration (influenced by the name Robert and by English of) of obsolete English Bob-o-Lincoln — more at bobolink

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a brief usually trivial fact

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