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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name David.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname derived from David.


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  • Through flashbacks we see that problem child Davey is less like a brother and more like the evil baby from It's Alive.

    REVIEW: Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow

  • After all, if we are in favour of decentralisation of education and cutting targets, something which Lib Dems coming in all flavours support in one way or another, surely we are in effect calling on national government to do the exact opposite of what Davey is demanding.

    The Lib Dem response to Ruth Kelly

  • Hmm. Ed Davey is an engaging fellow, but this release strengthens the impression that the Liberal Democrats have some hard thinking to do on education.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • The consumer crusader had secured a tenuous spot on the ballot after gaining the Reform Party's nomination last spring, but Circuit Judge Kevin Davey in Tallahassee issued a temporary order late Wednesday siding with Democrats, who contend the party of Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan is a shadow of its former self.

    September 2004

  • The thing I love about Davey is that he's a straight shooter. - Brewers brushed off Lopes too soon

  • Taylor says: We believed in Davey and wanted to give him every chance in the world to succeed. - Brewers brushed off Lopes too soon

  • Davey is screaming again, shaking his little fists, when I realize I'm the only human being still standing on the dock with the dog.

    Excerpt: A Brief History of The Flood by Jean Harfenist

  • Then they have an aggressive and charismatic manager in Davey Lopes who calls upon such sluggers as Geoff Jenkins, Richie Sexson, Jeromy Burnitz, and an emerging young pitching staff which will include U.S.

    Valentine's turn to make Mets sweat

  • Still, the Dodgers are thinking about bringing in Davey Johnson as their manager.

    After 30 days, let's have a look at it

  • It was a watch sergeant named Art Crocket, whom everyone called Davey, who took the call.

    The Concrete Blonde


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