Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Any of a number of places in England and the U.S.A.
  • proper n. A surname either derived from a nickname, or from the English places.
  • proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname, reinforced by the word blithe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of blithe.

Etymologies

From Old English blīþe (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • BLYTHE • They're one of the few unsolved mysteries of modern archaeology - pieces of history preserved in the desert on a mesa of the Big Maria Mountains north of Blythe.

    Victorville Daily Press :

  • BLYTHE - A parolee was back behind bars today in Blythe, held on suspicion of possessing and transporting methamphetamine for sales, sheriff's and jail officials said.

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  • The reason for the name change, the court document states, was: “No pleasant associations connected with the name Blythe as he never did know his father and he has always been known by his friends and in school records as William Jefferson Clinton.”

    Into the Story

  • I'm quite willing to agree that Rilla Blythe is the embodiment of all the virtues, if that will please you.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • I started getting interested in Blythe when I wanted to make a three-dimensional self portrait, and was dumbfounded by the enormous community of customizers working with the Blythe Doll.

    Boing Boing

  • I think Will Blythe is the John Calley of fiction.

    several things

  • Anti-smoking website: put dead animals in Blythe dolls 'mouths

    Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives

  • Rilla Blythe is speaking – Rilla – Rilla – oh, never mind.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • ADELE COFFELT DID not discover that the father of her son was also the father of Bill Clinton until a relative sent her a clipping from People magazine, during the presidential campaign, mentioning the name William Blythe.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • She had been much petted and was a wee bit spoiled, but still the general opinion was that Rilla Blythe was a very sweet girl, even if she were not so clever as Nan and Di.

    Rilla of Ingleside

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