wynn

noun
\ˈwin \
variants: or wyn \ˈwin \ or less commonly \ˈwen \

Definition of wynn 

: a runic letter used in Old English and Middle English to represent the consonant \w\

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Steve’s control over Wynn Resorts (wynn, -1.88%) will fall to 11.8% if the court approves Elaine’s right to the shares. Hallie Detrick, Fortune, "Steve Wynn Is About to Lose Even More After Giving Up on a Legal Battle With His Ex-Wife," 12 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of wynn

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wynn

Old English wynn, literally, joy — more at winsome

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