a male given name: from a Yoruba word meaning “we gave praises and he came.”.
noun Dan. born 1952, Canadian film actor and screenwriter, best known for the television show Saturday Night Live (1975–80) and the films The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), and Driving Miss Daisy (1989) Contemporary Examples Dan [aykroyd] is the proprietor… He would love to go forward [with the project] because he still loves it. Harold […]
- Aykhona wena
interjection (South African) an exclamation expressive of surprise, pain, pleasure, etc
one of an English breed of white, domestic ducks. Historical Examples Aylesbury returned two Members to Parliament, and its political history had been chequered. Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography George William Erskine Russell Were condemned by a bigoted vicar of Aylesbury, named Berry. Fox’s Book of Martyrs John Foxe Inspector Aylesbury took a large handkerchief from […]
noun Gladys. 1903–70, English missionary in China Historical Examples Here the boat was dragged up and the seamen were ordered to wait, while Simon and aylward started on their errand. Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle It is a game which friend aylward hath been a-teaching of me. The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle Among them […]