from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Dickerson, Eric Demetric Born 1960. American football player. A running back, mainly for the Los Angeles Rams (1983-1986) and the Indianapolis Colts (1987-1992), he led the National Football League in rushing 4 times and gained over 13,000 yards in 11 seasons.
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
From a diminutive of Dick + -son. (Wiktionary)