Definitions

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  • proper noun A surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)

Etymologies

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A rare spelling variant of Davis, "son of David".

Examples

  • Tim Davys appears to be the latest, although the name is a pseudonym I believe the writer's nationality is authentic.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Tim Davys appears to be the latest, although the name is a pseudonym I believe the writer's nationality is authentic.

    Rabid Reads: "Lanceheim" by Tim Davys

  • Lanceheim is the second novel from Davys set in the stuffed animal universe of Mollisan Town, with Amberville being his debut and two more novels to follow.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Lanceheim is the second novel from Davys set in the stuffed animal universe of Mollisan Town, with Amberville being his debut and two more novels to follow.

    Rabid Reads: "Lanceheim" by Tim Davys

  • Canon Davys conjectures that this Abbot in reality repaired and made sound the old cloisters that had been built by Ernulf

    The Cathedral Church of Peterborough A Description Of Its Fabric And A Brief History Of The Episcopal See

  • _Madan_, _Marsh and Davys_; tablets to the four latter, are in the recess opposite the large painted window.

    The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral

  • Shall we say that quartz mountains will pulverize into innumerable Werners, Von Buchs, and Beaumonts; and the laboratory of the atmosphere holds in solution I know not what Berzeliuses and Davys?

    Uses of Great Men

  • Until anthropology produces her Daltons and Davys we must fumble in this corner, just as the old alchemists fumbled for centuries before the dawn of chemistry.

    Mankind in the Making

  • Until anthropology produces her Daltons and Davys we must fumble in this corner, just as the old alchemists fumbled for centuries before the dawn of chemistry.

    Mankind in the Making

  • Would you believe that some of those working in the most dangerous parts of the mine have false keys to their Davys, and use the flame to light their pipes?

    That Lass O' Lowrie's 1877

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