Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A surname.
  • n. A nickname.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of byname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nickname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give a nickname to.
  • n. A secondary name; an epithet.
  • n. A nickname.
  • n. A pseudonym; a nom-de-plume.

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