from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Wills, Helen Newington Also Helen Wills Moo·dy (mo͞oˈdē) 1906-1998. American tennis player who was the dominant woman player in the 1920s and 1930s.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A patronymic surname "son of Will".
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname, or a diminutive of William.
- n. Plural form of Will.
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But between 1690 and 1760, New York City recorded 1,600 estates with wills, and only 535 estates without.82 Wills were by no means only for the rich, at least in the early years of the colonies, when the local law and the local courts were at the fingertips of every man and woman.
Wills is the academic classicist who turned to journalism, while never leaving the academy.
Prince Wills is happily with Kate Middleton and Harry is still with Chelsy and all is right with the world.
My respect for Wills is what draws me to write such a lengthy post reviewing his book.
Wallace, like Byrd, gave up on racism, but Wills is praising Wallace for his actions as a racist.
` ` D-Wills is definitely the one who makes us go, '' said Ronnie Brewer, who had 14 points and five steals.
Trujillo confirmed that he called Wills, but insisted he gave no orders.
That's a word Wills will not find in the Greek lexicon but it may be no less apt for that.
I guess they won’t be happy until Harry or Wills is found dead with a hypodermic in their arm in a Peckham squat or found shagging a drag queen etc etc.
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