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  • proper n. A male given name, a nonstandard spelling of Brian.

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Examples

  • Edwin Bryon Tucker was flying a flak suppression mission over North Vietnam on 24 April, 1967, when he was shot down.

    Tucker, Edwin B.

  • The man was later identified as Bryon Womack, 43 of Cicero, and is being held at Lake County Jail for charges of attempted carjacking, resisting law enforcement and possession of marijuana.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • The fire also scorched the side of a vacant building next door as well as the front of Persaud's brother's house, Vijay 'Bryon' Persaud who lived opposite.

    Stabroek News

  • With the recent debt downgrade, the government cannot subsidize federal jobs; therefore, I am appointing John Bryon, my Secretary of Commerce nominee and a former CEO, as Jobs Czar to work closely with American employers, large and small alike, to stimulate domestic investment and create 10 million jobs over the next decade.

    Bill George: What the President Should Say on Jobs and the Economy

  • "We saw brain changes that are consistent with that of other things that are considered rewarding such as money, food or drugs," explained study author Dr. Bryon Adinoff, a professor of psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

    More evidence tanning beds may be addictive

  • “That I am, young lady,” Bryon says, turning on the charm.

    Me and Lord Byron at Last Call

  • Woods will use childhood friend Bryon Bell as his interim caddie this week and most likely at next week's PGA Championship in Georgia before naming a successor.

    Big Names Tee Up for Thailand

  • The American squad of bump-bashers have been especially productive in the first days of these games, with familiar names Hannah Kearney and Shannon Bahrke winning gold and bronze, on Saturday and fresh-faced Bryon Wilson adding an unexpected men's bronze on Sunday.

    Canada wins first gold in men's moguls; U.S. takes bronze

  • Also claiming medals were silver medalist Dale Begg-Smith of Australia and bronze medalist Bryon Wilson of the USA.

    Canada wins first gold in men's moguls; U.S. takes bronze

  • The Frenchman faltered, Alexandre Bilodeau nabbed Canada's first gold medal of these games and Bryon Wilson sang, This is the most amazing I've ever felt in my life.

    Canada wins first gold in men's moguls; U.S. takes bronze

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