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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female or male given name Vivian.

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Examples

  • His name was Vic Stanshall, and he later became a musician and cult figure when he changed his name to Viv and formed the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band.

    In the Frame

  • But over the course of our antenatal classes, given by a genial, no-nonsense midwife called Viv who says things like "Can someone pass me my woolly model of the womb?",

    New Statesman

  • "Viv," I said, contrite, and reached out a hand: I was greatly shaken, not having expected her tears.

    Port Eternity

  • "Viv," Lance said, looked at me as if I should have some hope neither of them did.

    Port Eternity

  • Through photos of cricketers such as Viv Richards, Paul Adams and Basil D'Oliveira, this exhibition celebrates players who broke through racial boundaries using their skills on the cricket field.

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  • We have a leaving do BBQ for Julian and Viv which is great, following a five hour spanish homework marathon that heidi and I undertake in the sun all afternoon, we´ve earned it!

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  • I'd quite like to have seen Viv Richards swinging a baseball bat.

    Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers - live! | Steve Busfield

  • In my novel Twenty Thousand Saints the protagonist, Viv, is so disheartened by the no vote in the 1979 referendum for devolution that she moves to a remote island and becomes a hermit nun.

    Devolution: the Welsh fledgling is ready to fly

  • Viv was British rugby's pre-eminent full-back through the 1930s, last line and top dog for Wales and the Lions, an Oxford double blue, a Glamorgan cricketer and, conspicuously, the first full-back ever to score a try in a Five Nations match – against Ireland in 1934.

    Tons of reasons to support the monarchs of sport | Frank Keating

  • And with these discrepancies in mind, is it any wonder that Viv feels that the island and the hermitage offer a safer, less disappointing alternative?

    Devolution: the Welsh fledgling is ready to fly

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