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Edgar Wilson (“Bill Nye”) 1850–96, U.S. humorist.
a male given name, form of Aneurin.
Contemporary Examples

The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science Michael Schulson February 4, 2014
The Revolution of 1940: America’s Fight Over Entering World War II Marc Wortman June 22, 2013
Democrats Have Maxed Out the Race Card Ron Christie December 16, 2013
Awesome Surf Art Brian Thomas Gallagher June 30, 2010
The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science Michael Schulson February 4, 2014

Historical Examples

The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
Revolutionary Reader Sophie Lee Foster
Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions Slason Thompson
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 5, October 1893 Various
Cruel As The Grave Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth

a flock of pheasants Also called nide, eye


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