Definitions

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  • proper noun A surname.

Etymologies

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From a Middle English short form of David +‎ -kin.

Examples

  • DAYKIN - A fire destroyed a home in Daykin early Thursday morning.

    Beatrice Daily Sun News Articles

  • You see, Goon saw the name 'Daykin' on the leather, and he knows that my name is Larry Daykin, and he immediately leapt to the conclusion that one or other of us five had played the fool, and was the window-cleaner on the morning of the robbery! "

    The Mystery of Holly Lane

  • Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal Ms. Daykin, who has served as executive vice president at Brooklyn Academy of Music and most recently as president and executive director of New York's City Center, said she was drawn to the three-story home because of its history.

    Cottage Hill Cottage

  • "It's magical; it's heaven," Ms. Daykin says of her house, as well as the small community.

    In Cobble Hill, a Mews You Can Use

  • Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal 'It's magical; it's heaven,' Ms. Daykin said of her house, as well as the small community.

    Cottage Hill Cottage

  • Ms. Daykin said while the home is certainly small—it measures about 12½ feet wide and 32 feet deep—she has loved entertaining in it.

    In Cobble Hill, a Mews You Can Use

  • The goal of the architect, Ms. Daykin said, was to allow light into the houses throughout the day without impediment.

    In Cobble Hill, a Mews You Can Use

  • Ms. Daykin, who has served as executive vice president at Brooklyn Academy of Music and most recently as president and executive director of New York's City Center, said she was drawn to the home because of its history.

    In Cobble Hill, a Mews You Can Use

  • But none could rival the Daykin sisters' double-act Toby, which turned dysfunctional sibling rivalry and suicidally low self-esteem into a wickedly playful docu-comedy show.

    Edinburgh festival 2011: The highs and lows

  • Owner Judith Daykin purchased her brick, three-story cottage and private garden—her piece of the historic mews—in 1976 for $63,000.

    In Cobble Hill, a Mews You Can Use

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