1. Proper noun.  (given name, male) ; rather rare in English.
  2. Proper noun.  (surname, patronymic) .
  3. Proper noun.  Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister.
  4. Proper noun.  King Baldwin IV, ruler of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem before the takeover of Saladin in 1187. He died in 1185 of complications of the socially unacceptable disease of leprosy. Also known as the leper king.

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