billy (def 1).
William (“Peter Porcupine”) 1763–1835, English political essayist and journalist in the U.S. and England. Historical Examples The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858 Various Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX John Lord My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century Leslie Stephen […]
a derby or a hat resembling it. Historical Examples The Innocence of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton Voces Populi F. Anstey Margaret Vincent Sophia Lucy Clifford Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished R.M. Ballantyne Personal Reminiscences in Book Making R.M. Ballantyne A Boy’s Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles Condemned as a Nihilist […]
Sir William, 1832–1919, English chemist and physicist: discovered the element thallium and the cathode ray. Historical Examples Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, April 1900 Various Little Masterpieces of Science: Various The Journal of Leo Tolstoi (First Volume–1895-1899) Leo Tolstoi The Shadow World Hamlin Garland The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) J. Arthur Thomson The […]
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Stephen (Collins) 1826–64, U.S. songwriter. William Z(ebulon) [zeb-yuh-luh n] /ˈzɛb yə lən/ (Show IPA), 1881–1961, U.S. labor organizer: leader in the Communist Party. a male given name. Historical Examples In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon Horse-Shoe Robinson John Pendleton Kennedy In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon In Friendship’s Guise […]