Archie



a male given name, form of .
Archibald Lee (“Archie”) 1913–1998, U.S. boxer.
Brian, 1921–1999, U.S. novelist.
Clement Clarke, 1779–1863, U.S. scholar and writer.
Douglas Stuart, 1893–1969, U.S. composer.
Eliakim Hastings
[ih-lahy-uh-kim] /ɪˈlaɪ ə kɪm/ (Show IPA), 1862–1932, U.S. mathematician.
George, 1852–1933, Irish novelist, critic, and dramatist.
G(eorge) E(dward) 1873–1958, English philosopher.
Gerald, 1899–1987, British pianist.
Henry, 1898–1986, English sculptor.
Sir John, 1761–1809, British general.
John Bassett
[bas-it,, -et] /ˈbæs ɪt,, -ɛt/ (Show IPA), 1860–1947, U.S. jurist.
Marianne (Craig) 1887–1972, U.S. poet and critic.
Stanford, 1913–82, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1972.
Thomas, 1779–1852, Irish poet.
a city in central Oklahoma.
Contemporary Examples

What Norman Rockwell was to oil painting, Archie Andrews was to comic books.
Lena Dunham and the Renaissance of Archie Andrews (He’s Not Dead Yet) Hugh Ryan April 8, 2014

“I think all of us who knew Jean felt the way Archie did when he said goodbye to Edith,” he said.
The Crazy Emmy Awards 2013: Wild Upsets, Odd Hosting & More (VIDEO) Kevin Fallon September 22, 2013

What better way to announce a new Archie era than via the pen of the Millennial It girl?
Lena Dunham and the Renaissance of Archie Andrews (He’s Not Dead Yet) Hugh Ryan April 8, 2014

When Archie Panjabi won the Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress last year, many said, “WHO?”
The Good Wife: Archie Panjabi Talks About Playing Kalinda Jace Lacob February 13, 2011

Look, Jules is a collaborator here and actually Archie is too, all the actors are.
‘The Good Wife’: Creators Robert and Michelle King on the Season Finale, Alicia and Kalinda, and More Jace Lacob April 28, 2013

Historical Examples

Archie began to overhaul his traps, which had been piled in one corner of the cabin.
Frank in the Woods Harry Castlemon

It didn’t matter much to Archie what any body said or thought.
The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith

“More than one, I should think,” returned Archie, contemptuously.
Frank Among The Rancheros Harry Castlemon

“Archie Orr,” Jake muttered to himself, as he stepped out of his hut.
The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum

Two of the smaller boats under the command of the master, who was accompanied by Desmond and Archie, then pulled in.
The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston

noun
Bobby. full name Robert Frederick Moore. 1941–93, British footballer captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966
Dudley (Stuart John). 1935–2002, British actor, comedian, and musician noted for his comedy partnership (1960–73) with Peter Cook and such films as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1981)
George. 1852–1933, Irish novelist. His works include Esther Waters (1894) and The Brook Kerith (1916)
G(eorge) E(dward). 1873–1958, British philosopher, noted esp for his Principia Ethica (1903)
Gerald. 1899–1987, British pianist, noted as an accompanist esp to lieder singers
Henry. 1898–1986, British sculptor. His works are characterized by monumental organic forms and include the Madonna and Child (1943) at St Matthew’s Church, Northampton
Sir John. 1761–1809, British general; commander of the British army (1808–09) in the Peninsular War: killed at Corunna
Marianne (Craig). 1887–1972, US poet: her works include Observations (1924) and Selected Poems (1935)
Thomas. 1779–1852, Irish poet, best known for Irish Melodies (1807–34)
noun
another name for Mossi

Moore (mur, môr), Stanford. 1913-1982.

American biochemist. He shared a 1972 Nobel Prize for pioneering studies of the enzyme ribonuclease.
tool, networking
A system to automatically gather, index and serve information on the Internet. The initial implementation of archie by McGill University School of Computer Science provided an indexed directory of filenames from all anonymous FTP archives on the Internet. Later versions provide other collections of information.
See also archive site, Gopher, Prospero, Wide Area Information Servers.
(1995-12-28)

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