[dahr-ling] /ˈdɑr lɪŋ/
[nawr-woo d] /ˈnɔr wʊd/ (Show IPA), (“Ding”) 1876–1962, U.S. political cartoonist.
a person very much loved: often used as a term of address
a favourite: the teacher’s darling
much admired; pleasing: a darling hat
Grace. 1815–42, English national heroine, famous for her rescue (1838) of some shipwrecked sailors with her father, a lighthouse keeper
Old English deorling “darling, favorite minion,” double diminutive of deor “dear” (see dear (adj.)). The vowel shift from -e- to -a- (16c.) is usual for -er- followed by a consonant. “It is better to be An olde mans derlyng, than a yong mans werlyng” (1562).
Ps. 22:20; 35:17) means an “only one.”
[jey-haw-ker] /ˈdʒeɪˌhɔ kər/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Kansas (used as a nickname). 2. (sometimes lowercase) a plundering marauder, especially one of the antislavery guerrillas in Kansas, Missouri, and other border states before and during the Civil War. n. American English, 1858, originally “freebooter, guerrilla, Kansas irregular” (especially one who came from the […]
noun 1. Kansas (used as a nickname).
[jeyn] /dʒeɪn/ noun 1. a female given name.
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