Definitions

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

  • Avery, Milton Clark 1893-1965. American painter. Influenced by the works of Henri Matisse, his style of subtle colors and flat patterns influenced abstract expressionism.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, today often transferred back from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name of modern usage.

Etymologies

A medieval English form of Alfred. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dennison, Avery Dennison Office Products manufactures and markets products under the well-known Avery® brand name and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of self-adhesive labels for laser and ink jet printers, labeling software, binders, sheet protectors, index and tab dividers and other office -, home - and school-related supplies.

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  • The name Avery had never come up as someone involved in the case.

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  • "It's a hurtful comment made out of habit," Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke said Tuesday of the word faggot, the term Avery said was directed at him.

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  • Derec had assembled the robot from assorted parts, a hodgepodge of models including a right arm constructed of what he called Avery material? infinitely malleable and adjustable.

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  • In this book, Dr. Linden Avery is the main character.

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  • Islanders defenseman James Wisniewski, whose inappropriate gesture (blurred out in this clip) Monday toward Rangers forward Sean Avery is making the rounds on YouTube, has been suspended two games by the NHL.

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  • *** Susan K. Avery is the president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a research and teaching organization in Woods Hole, Mass.

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  • Beautiful new boy Avery is her lab partner and first crush.

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  • Avery is one of the engineers responsible for the dismantling and reconstruction of the temple as it’s rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam.

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  • While the Stars are all trying to figure out why they aren't winning, Avery is busy playing a different game.

    Avery's worst offense has been being a bad teammate

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