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

  • Amis, Sir Kingsley 1922-1995. British writer best known for his novels, including Lucky Jim (1954) and Jake's Thing (1978).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A former spelling of amice.


From Old French Amis, a given name and nickname, from Latin amīcus ("friend"). (Wiktionary)



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