Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.

Etymologies

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Transferred from a rare Scottish surname derived from a place name, of unknown meaning. Later interpreted as a variant of Earl in the U.S.

Examples

  • When the annual Ratatholon comes around, Errol is chosen to represent his school, facing off against the best student rat-athletes in the city.

    Bedtime Book: Three Cheers for Errol « A Working Title

  • Errol is awakened again by a strange prank caller asking for him by name and claiming to be his father -- who has been dead for several years.

    The Wave by Walter Mosley: Book summary

  • Novelist Margaret Cezair-Thompson has found fertile material in Errol Flynn’s real-life passion for the Caribbean.

    The Pirate's Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson: Questions

  • The chance meeting of an aging, ever vain Errol Flynn and Ida, a young, mixed-race girl and their ensuing brief relationship is the beginning of a poignant story of unrequited love and its ripple effect over two generations of family and friends.

    The Pirate's Daughter: Summary and book reviews of The Pirate's Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson.

  • Russel Crow cannot summon even a small fraction of the talent that existed in Errol Flynn. cavine errol flynn did it with style and a smile, which immortalized the character. costner deadpanned it which left audiences cold. all that was needed was for crowe to bring humor, swagger and swashbuckle into this role. this trailer shows none of that. so right now its looking a straight clone of maximus. this is gladiator 2. why not just call it that?

    Final Epic Robin Hood Movie Trailer | /Film

  • (R-Pa), as quoted by President Lyndon Johnson in Errol Morris 'Academy-award winning documentary, The Fog of War.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • I hadn’t believed a word of Errol’s story about raising money for a Fellowship in Holocaust Denial Denial, and so was surprised to see the makeup of the gathering.

    Kalooki Nights

  • "Of course," remarked Karatoff, as at a word Errol paused, still poising the dagger, "you know that under hypnotism in the psychological laboratory a patient has often struck at his 'enemy' with a rubber dagger, going through all the motions of real passion.

    The Treasure-Train

  • She didn't call Errol at the Buccieri house where Steve, Tommy and the nanny, Anna, were being held.

    Roses are Red

  • The bird flew over a space of six miles, which was thence called Errol, and which is still in possession of the family; and the old man and his sons were raised from the rank of plebeians by the assignment of a coat of arms, on which were three escutcheons, gules, to denote that the father and the two sons had been the shields of Scotland.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

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